Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision inTower Bridge Road on Wednesday afternoon.
The incident occurred just south of the junction with Abbey Street at about 4pm.
The two vehicles involved, a German-registered red articulated lorry and a
black Vespa scooter, were both travelling south at the time of the collision.
The rider of the scooter, a woman in her forties, was pronounced dead at the
Anyone with information is asked to contact Sergeant Jon Webb at the
Collision Investigation Unit at Catford on 020 8285 1574 or, if you wish to
remain anonymous, to call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
The driver of the lorry was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, and was bailed to return to a south London police station in November.