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Police appeal for witnesses after fatal collision in Old Coulsdon

Police are appealing for witnesses and any drivers who may have dashcam footage following a fatal collision in Old Coulsdon.

Officers were called at approximately 07:00hrs on Friday 1st October 2021 to reports of a road traffic collision on Coulsdon Road, CR5.

A car was travelling north on Coulsdon Road at excess speed, when the driver lost control, overturned and collided with a wall on a residential driveway. It is believed no other vehicles were involved.

The driver - a 29-year-old man from the Coulsdon area - was taken to St Georges Hospital in a life threatening condition. However, unfortunately he was pronounced dead at 10:15hrs on 1 October.

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit (SCIU) are investigating. They are particularly keen to hear from any drivers who were on Coulsdon Road at approximately 07:00 hours and who may have recorded the events leading up to the collision on dashcam.

Any witnesses are asked to call the SCIU at Catford Traffic Garage on 020 8285 1574, quoting CAD 1234/01OCT2021.