Police name man killed by lorry in Finsbury Park as Javaid Sheikh
PUBLISHED: 14:24 07 October 2019
Police have named the pedestrian who died after he was hit by a HGV in Finsbury Park on September 24.
Javaid Ahmed Sheikh, 76, from Wood Green, died after a lorry driver collided with him in Seven Sisters Road.
The driver stopped at the scene and there have been no arrests.
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0fficers are continuing to appeal for witnesses of the collision to get in touch.
Following the incident, Calvert "Cally" Delpesche of Jonnies Barbers told the Gazette: "I heard a lady screaming from outside and then saw this lorry with a machine on top of it stop. I went to look. We were in shock. It was so horrible."
Another witness, who gave her name as Lee, said: "I was in absolute shock. I heard people screaming but it felt like I was in complete silence. I had goose bumps. It was so traumatising."
Anyone with information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact police on 101 or 020 8597 4874 and quote Cad 3634/24Sept.
Did you know Mr Sheikh? Contact Lucas at the Gazette newdesk to give tributes on 07785 616244 or email email@example.com