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Appeal: Fatal collision in Hackney

News   •   Aug 31, 2019 20:02 BST

Officers from the Roads and Transport Policing Command are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision in Hackney.

Police were called on Saturday, 31 August at around 1300hrs to Kingsland Road in Dalston, E8 to reports of a collision involving a lorry and a pedestrian.

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation unit attended along with London Ambulance Service, London Fire Brigade and the London Air Ambulance.

Sadly the pedestrian, a man aged 69 , was pronounced dead at the scene. His next of kin have been informed and we await a formal identification.

The driver of the lorry stopped at the scene and is currently assisting police with their inquiries.

Road closures were put in place but they have since reopened.

No arrests.

Any witnesses or anyone with any information or dash cam footage is asked to call investigators from the Serious Collisions Investigation Unit at Chadwell Heath Garage on 0208 597 4874, by dialing 101 or contact via Twitter @MetCC.