Croydon Road Bromley fatal crash: Appeal launched
The crash between a pedestrian and a motorcycle happened in Croydon Road in Keston at 3pm yesterday (April 18).
Officers, an ambulance crew, a medic in a fast response car, an incident response officer and a clinical team manager were at the scene, as well as London’s Air Ambulance.
The man died at the scene.
His family has been informed and being supported by specialist officers.
The rider of the motorcycle, a 23-year-old man, was arrested on suspicion of driving offences.
He remains in custody at a south London police station.
Police are seeking information from any witnesses, or other drivers who were in the area, and may have dash cam footage.
If you can help police call 020 8285 1574 or 101 quoting CAD 6428/18Apr A spokesperson for Metropolitan Police said: “Officers are appealing for witnesses following the death of a pedestrian in a collision in south London.
“Police were called at 2.57pm on Tuesday, 18 April to reports of a collision involving a motorbike and a pedestrian on Croydon Road in Keston.
“Officers attended along with paramedics from the London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance.
“Despite their efforts, the pedestrian, an 87-year-old man, died at the scene.
“His family have been informed and are being supported by officers.
“The rider of the motorbike, a 23-year-old man, was arrested on suspicion of driving offences. He remains in custody at a south London police station.
“Detectives from the Met’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit would like to hear from any witnesses, or other drivers who were in the area, and may have dash cam footage.
“Anyone who can help is asked to call 020 8285 1574. You can also call 101 quoting CAD 6428/18Apr.”