Fatal Collision William Cross named

Staffordshire Police can confirm the pedestrian injured in a collision in Sneyd Green last month has sadly died in hospital.

William Cross, aged 79, was in collision with a black Vauxhall Meriva on the car park of the Sneyd Arms public house at approximately 5.15pm on November 27.

He was taken to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire where he was treated, bur Mr Cross sadly died during the evening of Saturday 14 December.

His family are being supported by specially trained officers and an investigation into the circumstances of the collision is ongoing.

A statement from Mr Cross’ wife, Doreen, reads: “Doreen and family would like to thank everybody for their kind wishes, thoughts and support during this difficult time.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact PC Andy Hogan at Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 593 of November 27.