Man dies after being knocked down by lorry in Deal
Police at the scene
of the crash in Deal. Picture: Beth Robson
A man has died after being knocked down by a lorry in Deal
The pedestrian, in his 70s and from the Deal area, was hit by
the truck as he crossed Victoria Road.
The man, who has not been named, was pronounced dead at the
Kent Police were called to Victoria Road, at the junction with
Marine Road, at about 11.40am.
Officers were at the scene, near Deal Castle, all afternoon
and the road was shut in both directions.
They have spoken to several witnesses, but still want to
contact the driver of a long wheelbase transit-type van that was
among in the area at the time.
Witnesses are urged to phone the Kent Police Serious
Collision Investigation Unit on 01622 798538.
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