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Fatal collision near Pembury Tunbridge Wells

fatal collision near pembury tunbridge wells
fatal collision near pembury tunbridge wells


Investigators are appealing for witnesses to a fatal collision near Pembury.


The incident took place at around 1pm on Wednesday 30 October 2019 on the A21 between Pembury and the Kipping’s Cross roundabout, and involved a white Scania articulated lorry with a flatbed trailer carrying plant equipment.


The lorry left the carriageway and the driver, a man in his 50s from Essex, was pronounced deceased at the scene. His next of kin have been informed.


Officers are working to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident and are urging anyone who saw the lorry in the moments leading up to the collision, or who have dash cam footage from the area around the time, to contact them.


Witnesses can call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01622 798 538, quoting reference SM/FM/112/19. Alternatively email[email protected]