Search

Man who died in Hampstead car crash is named

PUBLISHED: 12:30 08 March 2012 | UPDATED: 12:38 08 March 2012

Laurence Gunn died in a car crash in Hampstead

Laurence Gunn died in a car crash in Hampstead

Archant

Police are calling for witnesses to come forward following a fatal crash in Hampstead on Saturday,

Laurence Gunn, from Shirland Road in Maida Vale, died after being hit by a car in Downshire Hill, at the junction of East Heath Road, at around 7pm.

Mr Gunn, 32, was treated at the scene by paramedics and rushed to St Mary’s Hospital major trauma unit in Paddington with head injuries.

He died the following day.

The driver of a Ford Focus was arrested at the scene and has been bailed to return to a Camden police station early next month.

An inquest has been opened into Mr Gunn’s death.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to this collision, if you have any information that may assist please contact Det Supt Clare Bevis of the Road Death Investigation Unit on 020 8998 5319.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Ham&High. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Hampstead Highgate Express