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A pedestrian has been killed following an incident involving a lorry in Fulham on Friday (December 16) afternoon.

Met Police and London Ambulance Service were called to New Kings Road junction with Fulham High Street at 3.30pm following reports of a traffic collision.

The pedestrian was treated by paramedics but died at the scene.

Putney Bridge closed after fatal collision

Police are now in the process of informing his next of kin.

The driver of the lorry involved stopped at the scene and is assisting police with their enquiries.

No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing.

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Police statement

Here is a reminder of the Met Police statement on the collision:

Officers were called by the London Ambulance Service to New Kings Road at the junction with Fulham High Street at 15:31hrs on Friday, 16 December following reports of a road traffic collision.

Police attended and found a lorry in collision with a pedestrian.

The male pedestrian, believed to be aged in his 80s, was treated by LAS but died at the scene.

Police are in the process of informing next-of-kin.

The driver of the lorry involved in the collision stopped at the scene and is assisting police with their enquiries.

No arrests have been made.

Detectives from the Met’s Roads and Transport Policing Command based at Merton are investigating.

Anyone with information is asked to call the witness appeal line on 020 8543 5157

Bridge remains closed

Putney Bridge remains closed whilst emergency services are at the scene

Emergency services at the scene

Here is one image of the scene after Putney Bridge was closed following a fatal collision.

Round up

Here is what we know so far about the collision.

A pedestrian has been filled following a collision with a lorry in Fulham.

Putney Bridge and surrounding areas have been closed.

Police have launched an appeal for information, asking anyone who saw anything to either call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Buses diverted

Police appeal

Officers are asking for anyone with information to get in touch. Call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Next of kin

Police say they are “in the process” of informing the pedestrian’s next of kin

Assisting with inquiries

Police say the driver of the lorry stopped at the scene, and is assisting police with their inquiries.

Avoid area

Emergency services attend

This Transport for London video shows emergency services at the scene

The junction

The collision between a pedestrian and a lorry happened here, at the New Kings Road junction with Fulham High Street, at 3.30pm

Officers in Hammersmith and Fulham were called to by London Ambulance Service to New Kings Road junction with Fulham High Street
Officers in Hammersmith and Fulham were called to by London Ambulance Service to New Kings Road junction with Fulham High Street (Image: Google Maps)

View from the scene

Reaction at the scene

H&F police officer speaks

Sgt James Burgess, the Met’s Hammersmith and Fulham neighbourhood sergeant for Brook Green and Addison is also urging motorists to avoid the area

Putney Bridge closed

Police in Wandsworth, on the other side of the river, have tweeted

Air ambulance lands in grounds of Fulham Palace

Air ambulance comment

London Air Ambulance has confirmed it was called to the scene at 3.33pm following reports of a road traffic collision involving a pedestrian and a vehicle in the Fulham area.

Air ambulance at the scene

'Serious road accident'

'Pedestrian in a bad way'

Motorists should avoid the area

Male died at the scene

Police say the person who died was male. Little other information is known at this early stage about the deceased

Tragic news

Police have said a pedestrian has died following a collision with a lorry in Fulham at 3.31pm on Friday (December 16)