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A20 in Sidcup closed after man falls from bridge and dies

The A20 has been shut by police in Sidcup after a man reportedly fell from a large height in Crittall’s Corner and died.

It is understood the man, believed to be in his 40s, fell from the A20 bridge onto the roundabout below.

Extensive road closures are in place whilst emergency services deal with the tragic scene.

Met Police said they were called alongside the London Ambulance Service around 5:10pm today, September 7.

There were “reports of a man fallen from a height at Critall’s Corner on the A20” and the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

 

 

Enquiries are underway to trace and inform the next of kin, and police say road closures may remain in place for some time.

According to traffic sites, police have shut a section of the A20 in Sidcup in both directions, with long queueing traffic due to emergency services incident at A223 (Crittal’s Corner).

The road has been closed, despite rumours it had reopenned, and the A224 is also closed heading on to Crittal’s Corner, affecting traffic heading out of London.

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