Published: 12:45, 03 January 2018 |
Updated: 18:58, 03 January 2018
A 22-year-old Chatham man and a 30-year-old man from Rochester were later arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and failing to stop after an incident.
The 22-year-old is still in custody while the 30-year-old has been bailed until January 23.
Tributes have been paid to Mr Brittain on KentOnline’s Facebook page.
Courtney Jane wrote: “RIP Ismael, can’t believe I was with you only a week ago, fly high man.”
Nicole McCourt said: “Ismael man, our hearts are broken. You impacted our lives in ways none of us can describe. Fly high boyo.”
It has been a grim start to the new year on the county’s roads.
Police had to deal with another fatality in Chatham just hours into New Year's Day, when a man in his 50s was struck by a Renault Clio as he crossed Luton Road.
Hours earlier, two men died when their car hit a tree in Marden.
Officers are appealing for help. Anyone with information about the Luton Road death, is asked the call the witness appeal line on 01622 798538 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, quoting reference DJ/001/18.
Officers investigating the Princes Avenue crash are asking anyone who saw either vehicle or has information or dashcam footage to call 01622 798538 or email email@example.com quoting reference DB/MS/002/18.
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