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Cyclist who died in crash in Maidstone Road in Swanley was 65-year-old man

By Sean McPolin

Police have confirmed that the a cyclist who died after a collision with a car was a 65-year-old man.

The Swanley resident collided with a grey Peugoet 308 in Maidstone Road, Swanley, near the junction for Hockenden Lane at around 11.10am.

An air ambulance was called, but the cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police closed the road (6439007)
Police closed the road (6439007)

The road was closed for several hours after the incident.

Spokesman for the London Ambulance Service Ellie Meakin said: "We were called to reports of a road traffic collision in London Road, Swanley.

“We sent an incident response officer, a single responder in a car and also dispatched the air ambulance.

“Sadly, despite the efforts of our medics, a person died at the scene."

The air ambulance was called (6438987)
The air ambulance was called (6438987)

Police are appealing for anyone with dashcam footage to come forward.

Investigating officer PC Chris Oliver-Jones from the Kent Police Serious Collision Investigation Unit said: "The collision happened approximately 290 metres north west of the A20 slip road and we believe both the push bike and car were travelling towards London at the time.

"We would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident or saw either the car or bike prior to the collision and hasn’t already spoken to police.

"We are also appealing for anyone with dash cam footage to contact us."

If you can help, please phone the witness appeal line on 01622 798538 or email sciu.td@kent.pnn.police.uk quoting reference number KH/COJ/006/19.

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