Two men have been arrested and three cars seized this afternoon by officers investigating a fatal road traffic collision which took place in the early hours of this morning.
Officers are continuing to investigate the circumstances of the incident and are appealing for anyone who may have been on the A4500 near Ecton between 2am and 3.30am this morning.
Police were called to the A4500 near Ecton just after 3.30am where the body of a man had been found. It is believed he had been hit by a car.
They would also like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed a man walking in the road between these times.
The road re-opened earlier this afternoon.
Witnesses or anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.