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Surrey: Man arrested for murder after driving car ‘driven on group of men’ leaving one dead | UK News

A murder investigation has been opened following the death of a man after a car was ‘driven over a group of men’ in Surrey following reports of an ‘altercation’.

Police say the man, who was in his 40s, was treated by paramedics but was pronounced dead at the scene.

A second man has been airlifted to hospital but is expected to recover.

Following the incident, Surrey Police released a statement saying a 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder.

No one else was wanted in connection with the incident, according to the force.

The statement said: “Police were called to Church Street at approximately 2:15 pm following reports that an altercation had taken place between a group of men.

“One of the men then got into his car, a white production BMW, and allegedly rolled over two of the other men in the group.”

Extensive cords were put in place following the Walton-on-Thames incident.

Chief Detective Inspector Dave Springett said: “We understand that a serious incident like this has caused a lot of concern in the local community and we want to reassure residents that we are doing all we can to. establish what happened.

“From our initial investigation, it appears that an altercation took place, leading to a physical confrontation, which then resulted in one of the group members getting into his car and driving towards two of the other men.

“Tragically this resulted in the death of one man and left another seriously injured and our hearts are with their family and friends at this extremely difficult time.”

Information can be reported to the police by calling 101 and using incident number PR / P21083894.

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This notice was published: 2021-04-22 20:52:00