Man in critical condition in hospital after road accident in Orpington

A man in his 60s is in a critical condition in hospital after a road accident in Orpington.

Police are appealing for witnesses and any drivers who may have dashboard camera footage following the collision at the Sevenoaks Road (A21) junction with London Road.

Officers were called at approximately 4.45pm on Friday to reports of a red Ford KA car, which was travelling in Sevenoaks Road towards Hayes, in collision with a Scania lorry.

The occupants of the Ford Ka were taken to hospital. A man, aged in his 60s, remains in a critical condition; a woman, aged in her 20s, was treated for minor injuries. Their next of kin have been informed.

The driver of the lorry is assisting police with their enquiries, at this stage no one has been arrested.

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit (SCIU) are investigating. They are particularly keen to hear from any drivers who were in Sevenoaks Road at the time and who may have recorded the events leading up to the collision on dashcam.

Any witnesses yet to speak with police are asked to call the SCIU at Catford on 020 8285 1574 quoting CAD 5200/25SEP20.


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