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Bedfordshire Police Seek Witnesses Following Fatal Collision on Guided Busway

In a tragic incident that occurred in the early hours of this morning, Bedfordshire Police are calling on the public for assistance following a fatal collision on the guided busway between Dunstable and Luton. At approximately 12:30 am, a bus travelling eastbound towards Luton, adjacent to Hatters Way, was involved in a devastating accident with a pedestrian.

Emergency services quickly responded to the scene, but despite their efforts, the pedestrian, a man in his 40s, tragically lost his life shortly after the collision. The incident has cast a shadow over the community, with Bedfordshire Police extending their deepest condolences to the friends and family of the deceased man during this difficult time.

The circumstances leading up to the collision are currently under investigation, with Bedfordshire Police working diligently to piece together the events that resulted in this fatal outcome. In their appeal for witnesses, the police have specifically requested to hear from passengers who were on the bus at the time of the incident. It has been noted that all passengers had vacated the bus before the arrival of the police, making their accounts crucial to understanding the full scope of the event.

Bedfordshire Police are urging anyone who may have witnessed the collision or any events leading up to it to come forward. This includes passengers on the bus, individuals who were near the guided busway at the time, or anyone with information that might shed light on the situation.

Those with information are encouraged to contact Bedfordshire Police directly by calling 101 or by using the online reporting tool at https://orlo.uk/zYJo3, quoting Operation Somerset or CAD 09 of 8 February. The involvement of the community in providing information could be instrumental in unravelling the details of the collision and assisting the ongoing investigation.

This tragic incident serves as a sombre reminder of the importance of road safety and the need for vigilance while using transportation corridors. Bedfordshire Police remain committed to conducting a thorough investigation to establish the circumstances of this collision and ensure that the necessary support is provided to the bereaved family and friends during this incredibly challenging time.

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