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Great Dover Street: pedestrian killed in motorcycle collision

London SE1 website team

Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian was killed when she was hit by a motorbike in Great Dover Street on Monday evening.

Police were called at approximately 6.55pm on Monday to reports of a motorcycle in collision with a pedestrian on Great Dover Street.

The air ambulance landed in Tabard Gardens, but despite the efforts of the emergency services, the 45-year-old pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her next of kin have been informed.

A post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

The 26-year-old rider of the blue Suzuki motorbike was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries.

Detectives from the Roads and Transport Policing Command are investigating and would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision or the moments leading up to it.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the witness appeal line at Catford Traffic Garage on 020 8285 1574. Alternatively they can call police via 101 quoting reference 7273/23 July or tweet information @MetCC

No-one has been arrested in connection with the incident.

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