Have you seen a Mini with a damaged windscreen?
Officers investigating a fatal collision in Welwyn Garden City
are appealing to the public for information about a Mini with
potential damage to its windscreen.
Piotr Pawel Caban, 43, died from his injuries after being
involved in a collision with a vehicle as he crossed Tewin Road at
around 7.50pm on Wednesday, February 1.
The father of two was a highly-skilled IT specialist and had
recently moved from Poland to Welwyn Garden City to take up a job
with a local company.
Following the collision, officers are carrying out extensive
enquiries and are particularly keen to hear from anyone who has
recently sold a new or second-hand Mini windscreen, either in
person or online.
They would also like to speak to anyone who installed or
received enquiries about a replacement Mini windscreen on or after
Lastly, officers would also like to speak to anyone who may have
seen a light-coloured Mini with a dark-coloured roof in the area of
Welwyn Garden City and Hertford on the night of the collision, or
the following day. The vehicle may have had damage to its
Sergeant Doug Fishwick, from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire
and Hertfordshire Roads Policing Unit, said: “This is a tragic
incident in which a family have lost their husband and father. We
are pursuing all lines of enquiry in order to establish exactly
what has happened.
“We have already had a number of witnesses call us after they
saw our initial appeal for information, so we are starting to piece
together the events of that night.
“Mr Caban’s family deserve to know the truth about exactly what
happened on that night.”
Anyone who believes they have information that could assist the
investigation should please call Hertfordshire Constabulary’s
non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference number
Alternatively, you can contact the independent crime-fighting
charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their
Anonymous Online Form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org. No
personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or
recorded and you will never need to go to court.
• A 20-year-old man from Hertford has been arrested on
suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving in connection with
this incident. He has been bailed until March 29.