Appeal over vehicle movements after fatal non-stop collision
Main article content
Officers are continuing to appeal for information, including the movements of a vehicle of interest, after a man died in a suspected non-stop collision in Hollington last week.
Police were called at 2.15am on Thursday (24 February) to Buttermilk Hill, following reports of a traffic-related incident.
Sadly, Thomas Henry Kent, aged 32, was pronounced dead by paramedics a short time later.
Officers are now tracking a vehicle of interest which is understood to have departed Tean then entered Hollington village, via Hollington Road, at around 1.24am on 24 February.
It is next seen travelling by JCB World Headquarters on Station Road at 1.29am before entering Rocester village.
Detectives are currently working to determine the route of the vehicle after this point.
The vehicle of interest is described as dark-coloured.
Anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or a dark-coloured vehicle travelling from Hollington via Station Road to Rocester village in the early hours of 24 February, is urged to get in touch with officers as soon as possible.
Detective Inspector Pete Cooke, of Staffordshire Police’s northern criminal investigation department (CID), said: “It is vital that we speak to anyone who may have been driving in the Hollington area in the direction of Rocester in the early hours of 24 February.
“We are also keen to speak to anyone who may have seen a dark-coloured vehicle in the Rocester area from 1.30am onwards.”
Anyone with information should contact Staffordshire Police on Facebook, Twitter, or call 101, quoting incident number 051 of 24 February.
Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.