Motorcyclist dies after hitting Crystal Palace lampost

Katherine Johnston (25 July, 2018)

A pedestrian was also injured and taken to hospital

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After a motorcyclist died on Central Hill yesterday after colliding with a lamppost, police are appealing for witnesses to come forward, and dash-cam footage.

Officers were called to the incident at 2.33pm on Tuesday, July 24, to reports of a motorcycle colliding with a lamppost in SE19.

Paramedics and London’s Air Ambulance attended, but despite their best efforts, the 37-year-old male rider was pronounced dead at the scene at 3pm.

His next of kin have been informed and a post mortem examination is due to be held.

A 38-year-old female pedestrian was taken hospital with minor injuries and has now been discharged.

Detectives are now investigating and are appealing for any witnesses to come forward and share dash-cam footage urgently.

Anyone with information should call the witness appeal line on 020 8285 1574 or call 101 quoting reference 4539/24 July.


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