Man in hospital after lorry and car collided in Rotherhithe

Staff Reporter (15 April, 2021)

The incident took place on Lower Road


A man has been taken to hospital after a lorry and a car collided last night (Wednesday April 14) in Rotherhithe, writes Kit Heren…

The incident took place on Lower Road at about 5pm. A woman who lives nearby told the News she heard a loud noise before coming outside to see a car on the pavement by their home.

Paramedics from the London Ambulance Service rushed to the scene and called the police. Firefighters from Deptford fire station were the first to arrive.

A spokesperson for the Met Police said: “Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at 17:29hrs on Wednesday, April 14 to reports of a collision involving a lorry and car on Lower Road, SE16.

“Officers attended. The male driver of the car was taken to a south London hospital for treatment; his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.”

A spokesperson for the London Fire Brigade said: “The Brigade was called at 1706 and the incident was over for firefighters by 1822.

“One fire engine and around five firefighters from Deptford Fire Station attended the scene.”

A spokesperson for the London Ambulance Service added: “We were called at 5.25pm yesterday (14 April) to report of a road traffic collision on Lower Road, SE16.

“We sent an ambulance crew. A man was treated at the scene and taken to a hospital.”



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