Man dies after falling from Meadow Road Car Park in Tunbridge Wells
A man taken to hospital after falling from a multi-storey car park in Tunbridge Wells has died.
The 57-year-old fell from Meadow Road Car Park, but was conscious and breathing when rescuers arrived yesterday.
Police at the Meadow Road shopping centre in Tunbridge Wells after the man fell. Picture: @edwardsaj2002
The man, who has not been named, was airlifted to Kings College Hospital in London, but died overnight.
Police confirmed the man's death, and said an inquest was due to be opened and adjourned in the next couple of days.
Paul Taylor, director of change and communities at Tunbridge Wells Borough Council, which runs the car park, said: "We are sorry to hear the sad news about the gentleman involved in yesterday’s incident at Meadow Road Car Park.
"Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this time. We will continue to work closely with the police as they investigate the incident.”
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