Man dies in ‘unexplained’ fall on Bermondsey’s Drummond Road

Josh Salisbury (10 May, 2019) Crime Transport

Road closures are currently in place and motorists are being advised to seek alternative routes

29458Motorists are being warned to avoid Drummond Road this morning

A man has died this morning after ‘falling from height’ in Bermondsey’s Marden Sqaure, just off Drummond Road.

The emergency services were called to the scene at around 5.20am to reports of the man’s fall.

He was sadly pronounced dead at the scene at 5.47am, said police.

Drummond Road with the corner of Clements Road – Photos Josh Mellor

Next-of-kin have yet to be informed, while the death is currently being treated as “unexplained”.

There are currently road closures in and around the road, including Marden Square, while police make their enquiries.

Motorists are being advised to avoid the area and seek alternative routes.

Compass School, which is on Drummond Road, is open as normal, despite the road closures.

Parents have been reassured by school staff that the site is safe and that it will send any updates as-and-when is necessary.

This article may be updated with further details as we have them.

 

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