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Appeal for information after fatal collision in Croydon

News   •   Jul 14, 2018 07:00 BST

Detectives from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit are appealing following a fatal collision in South Croydon.

Police were called at 10:49hrs on Wednesday, 11 July by the London Ambulance Service (LAS) to Cherry Tree Green, South Croydon.

A refuse collection truck had been in collision with a pedestrian.

London’s Air Ambulance and LAS attended.

The pedestrian, a 63-year-old man from the South Croydon area, died at the scene at 11:00hrs.

His next of kin have been informed; we await formal identification.

The refuse truck stopped at the scene.

There have been no arrests, enquiries continue.

Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to call police on 020 8285 1574 or contact via Twitter @MetCC. Please quote CAD 2430/11JUL.

To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at