A male cyclist, believed to be in his early 20s, has been killed in a collision with a lorry at the junction of Snowsfields and Weston Street near Guy's Hospital.
The police were called at about 9.50am on Tuesday morning to reports of a serious road traffic collision involving a lorry and a cyclist.
The male cyclist, who is believed to be in his early 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene.
An investigation will be carried out by the collision investigation unit based at Catford Traffic Garage.
Road closures are in place around the scene of the accident.
The latest fatal collision took place on the same morning that Mayor of London Boris Johnson launched his new Cycle Safety Action Plan.