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Fatal collision in Westminster

News   •   May 07, 2016 10:07 BST

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision in Westminster.

Police were called to Vauxhall Bridge Road, SW1 at approximately 10:20hrs on Friday, 6 May, to reports of a collision between a Scania HGV and a motorcycle.

The London Ambulance Service were also called to the scene. The male motorcyclist, believed to be aged in his late 40s, suffered critical injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

Next of kin have been informed.

A post-mortem examination will be held in due course; formal identification is yet to take place. 

The driver of the lorry stopped at the scene.

Detectives from the Met's Roads and Transport Policing Command are investigating and would like to speak with anyone who saw the collision, or the white Honda 125 in the moments leading up to the collision.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit's witness appeal line at Merton on 020 8543 5157.

There have been no arrests. Enquiries continue.