Pedestrian Hit By Car on Hammersmith Flyover Dies

More witnesses sought as victim named as Benjamin Dewhurst

The empty eastbound lane on A4 from Hogarth Roundabout
The empty eastbound lane on A4 from Hogarth Roundabout. Picture: FfL

The 22-year-old man who was hit by a car on Hammersmith Flyover last Sunday (29 May) has died in hospital.

The victim, who has now been named as Benjamin Dewhurst, died two days later on Tuesday, 31 May despite the efforts of paramedics at the scene and hospital staff in the major trauma unit.

His family has been informed.

The fatal collision occurred shortly before 12.20am and police are now seeking more witnesses.

The car stopped at the scene and the driver was not arrested.

Accident investigation work was undertaken around the A306 Hammersmith Bridge Road and the A219 Talgarth Road.

Detectives from the Roads and Transport Policing Command are investigating. They would like to speak with anyone who saw the collision or captured it on dash cam.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 020 8543 5157 quoting reference CAD 96/29May.

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June 4, 2022