Netherfield crash: dead man named as Ranjit Singh Johal

A driver who died after hitting a series of other cars in Netherfield at the weekend has been named as Ranjit Singh Johal.

The 39-year-old was at the wheel of a blue Nissan Skyline GTR which collided with several vehicles on the A612 near the Victoria Retail Park on Friday, then drove off.

Police were called and found the car on Great Northern Way, near Lidl.

Officers called for paramedics, who took Mr Johal to the Queen’s Medical Centre, where he died on Saturday.

Police have said they are still trying to establish exactly what caused his death, as they do not believe he was seriously hurt in the collisions.

Dozens of tributes have been posted on Facebook to Mr Johal, who lived in Carlton and was known as Raj.


Picture: Mr Johal’s car was involved in a series of collisions in Netherfield before stopping near Lidl

Officers are appealing for witnesses at the scenes of the accidents around Netherfield and Colwick or anybody who had contact with Mr Johal on Thursday or Friday.

Anyone who can help is asked to call 101.

The force added the incident has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission, which is standard procedure when a person dies shortly after having contact with Police.

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