Officers are appealing for witnesses and relevant footage following a collision which left one man dead and several others injured in Kidbrooke.
Police were called at approximately 08:05hrs on Monday, 14 September to Broad Walk in Kidbrooke, SE3 by the London Ambulance Service (LAS) to a road traffic collision involving multiple vehicles and a residential building.
Officers attended alongside the LAS and London Fire Brigade.
Officers are aware that a number of people were injured.
A man, aged 29 years old, was sadly declared dead at the scene. Work is ongoing to trace his next of kin. A post-mortem examination will take place in due course.
An 11-year-old boy was taken to hospital; his condition has been assessed as life-threatening.
Two men have been taken to hospital, and their injuries assessed as neither life-changing nor life-threatening.
Now, officers from the Met's Roads and Transport Policing Command are appealing for any witnesses to come forward with information, or dash-cam or home CCTV footage, to help them establish the circumstances of the incident.
Detective Constable Neil Webb, who leads the investigation, said: “This was a traumatic incident and my thoughts are with those involved and their loved ones.
“We are conducting extensive enquiries into what happened, and I’m keen to hear from witnesses and those with dash-cam or CCTV footage of the incident. Please help us piece together what happened.”
Road closures are in place and the public are asked to avoid the area.
Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances.
Anyone with information can call 020 8285 1574 or tweet MetCC quoting CAD 1414/14Sept. To stay anonymous, contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.