AN 81-year-old man died after a traffic collision in Studley Green yesterday.

The collision occurred at around 6.40pm on the A40 Wycombe Road, Studley Green near Stokenchurch, and involved a Mitsubishi Carisma and a pedestrian.

The pedestrian, an 81-year-old man from Studley Green, was taken to Wycombe General Hospital where he later died.

Police are appealing for any witness to the collision and have asked anyone with information to contact PC Andy Smith, at the Roads Policing Base at Amersham on 0845 8 505 505 or via Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.