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Police name man killed by lorry in Finsbury Park as Javaid Sheikh

PUBLISHED: 14:24 07 October 2019

A man has died after he was hit by a HGV in Seven Sisters Road. Picture: @BrotherKaufman

A man has died after he was hit by a HGV in Seven Sisters Road. Picture: @BrotherKaufman

Archant

Police have named the pedestrian who died after he was hit by a HGV in Finsbury Park on September 24.

A lorry collided with and killed a pedestrian in Seven Sisters Road. Picture: SuppliedA lorry collided with and killed a pedestrian in Seven Sisters Road. Picture: Supplied

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 lucas.cumiskey@archant.co.uk

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