The man arrested after a fatal crash on a residential street in Swindon has been released on bail.

A pedestrian - a man in his 50s - was declared dead at the scene after being hit by a vehicle on Upham Road on Monday, June 17 shortly before 5.40pm

The incident saw a man in his 30s arrested and taken into custody for questioning.

Wiltshire Police have confirmed that the suspect has been released on bail while enquiries continue.

South Western Ambulance Service has released information on their response to the incident.

A spokesperson said: “We were called at 17:37hrs on Monday,  June 17 to a road traffic incident in Swindon. 

“We sent two double-crewed land ambulances, a rapid response vehicle and an air ambulance to the scene.”

A Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “We received a call at 6.27pm yesterday evening about a road traffic collision on Upham Road, Old Walcot. 

“A crew from Swindon attended to assist our police and ambulance colleagues. Our stop was in at 6.50pm.”

The road has reopened and the bereaved family have been informed by police and are being supported by specially trained officers.

Witnesses or anyone with CCTV or dashcam footage is asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team by calling 01225 694597 quoting log 268 of June 17.