Man who died after being hit by a van in Ugley named

PUBLISHED: 11:00 25 August 2018 | UPDATED: 11:00 25 August 2018


A 32-year-old man who died after being hit by a van on Cambridge Road in Ugley earlier this month has been named.

A man was in collision with a Volkswagen Transporter van on the B1383 Cambridge Road at around 2.30am on Monday, August 13.

He has been identified as Roop Thaker from Streatham, south London.

He died at the scene.

A 51-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing death by careless driving and has been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

Anyone with information should contact officers at the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01245 240590 or email

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