Man who died in Chatteris A141 crash is named

Fatal collision in Chatteris. Police are appealing for witnesses PHOTO: Beds, Herts, Cambs Police

Fatal collision in Chatteris. Police are appealing for witnesses PHOTO: Beds, Herts, Cambs Police - Credit: Archant

A man who died after being hit by a car in Chatteris last weekend has been named.

Robert Akers, 32, from Burnsfield Estate, was involved in the collision on Saturday July 7 on the A141.

A Cambridgeshire Police spokesman said: “We were called at about 10.55am on Saturday to reports of a collision between a car and a pedestrian on the A141, Chatteris.

“A man sadly died at the scene.” ‏

Officers at the scene sent out a social media message on Twitter following the incident: “We would like to thank the local residents for all the food, water and support shown. #randomactsofkindness.”


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