One dead and others injured as lorry hits vehicles and house in Kidbrooke
UPDATE: Police have just confirmed one person has died and an 11 year old has serious injuries this morning in Kidbrooke.
An air ambulance and numerous emergency services were called after a lorry hit vehicles and crashed into a home.
Specialist Urban Search & Rescue crews are dealing with a serious road traffic collision in #Kidbrooke. A lorry and a car have collided & it has resulted in structural damage to a residential home. Please avoid the area 📷 @Paullu518 https://t.co/r8mw2kznNd pic.twitter.com/Qm5CioBxLN
— London Fire Brigade (@LondonFire) September 14, 2020
The Fire Brigade state a car though photos show at least three vehicles with damage aside from the lorry.
12:00 update: In a statement police have just released:
“A man has died and several other people have been injured in a collision in Kidbrooke.
Police were called at approximately 08:05hrs on Monday, 14 September to Broad Walk, Kidbrooke, SE3 by London Ambulance Service to a road traffic collision involving multiple vehicles and a building.
Officers are on scene with London Ambulance Service and London Fire Brigade.
At this time, we are aware of a number of people being injured.
One man has been declared dead at the scene. Work is ongoing to trace his next of kin.
An 11-year-old child was taken to hospital. Their condition has been assessed as life-threatening. Two males have been taken to hospital; we await an update on their conditions.
Road closures are in place and the public are asked to avoid the area.
Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances.”