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King's Road crash: Met Police appeal for witnesses following fatal collision in Chelsea

The man was pronounced dead at the scene this morning, Thursday, January 26

Firefighters shield paramedics as they fight to save the life of the motorcyclist in Chelsea on (Thursday January 26) morning(Image: Karolina Kaczor)

The Met Police are appealing for information and witnesses to come forward following a fatal collision on King's Road in Chelsea.

Police were called to the scene at 9.42am on Thursday, January 26 to reports of a road traffic collision.

Upon arrival, officers found a car in collision with a moped.

The 30-year-old motorcyclist was treated at the scene by the London Ambulance Service , but was pronounced dead a short time later.

Next of kin have been informed and a post-mortem examination is due to take place.

The incident happened at the junction with Sydney Street, near to the town hall and resulted in delays for motorists due to nearby road closures.

A TfL map showing the congestion in the area

King's Road crash: Man arrested after motorcyclist in his 30s dies in Chelsea following collision with car

Firefighters from Chelsea and Battersea were also called to the scene.

The 47-year-old driver of the car, who stopped at the scene, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and was taken to a west London police station.

Enquiries into the incident continue.

Police are urging anyone with information relating to the incident to call the witness appeal line on 020 8543 5157.

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