Elderly pedestrian hit by car in Beckenham just hours after fatal Chislehurst crash

News Shopper: This afternoon's accident happened in Wickham Road, near the junction with Manor Road This afternoon's accident happened in Wickham Road, near the junction with Manor Road

A PEDESTRIAN in his 80s is in hospital with head injuries after a collision in Beckenham, less than four hours after an elderly man died after being hit by a car in Chislehurst.

Emergency services were called to Wickham Road, near the junction with Manor Road, at around 2.05pm and treated the octogenarian for head injuries.

He was conscious and taken by ambulance to Kings College Hospital, Denmark Hill.

This is the second incident today (December 14) where an elderly man has been hit by a car in the Bromley borough.

At around 10am in White Horse Hill a man, believed to be in his 70s or 80s, was in collision with a car and was airlifted to hospital where he died a short time later.

Did you see what happened? Call the newsroom on 01689 885725.

 

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5:29pm Sat 14 Dec 13

molsey says...

Seems the Xmas shopping drivers are out.
Seems the Xmas shopping drivers are out. molsey

8:48pm Sat 14 Dec 13

hard hit tax payer says...

molsey wrote:
Seems the Xmas shopping drivers are out.
Or is it the Xmas pedestrians are walking in roads that are designed and constructed for vehicles?
[quote][p][bold]molsey[/bold] wrote: Seems the Xmas shopping drivers are out.[/p][/quote]Or is it the Xmas pedestrians are walking in roads that are designed and constructed for vehicles? hard hit tax payer

9:50pm Sat 14 Dec 13

Ace Steel says...

ANPR operations should not just be on weekdays but even on weekends & I also think Op:Cubo to tackle uninsured drivers should not be once a month it should be shortened so accidents like this could be prevented frm happening.
ANPR operations should not just be on weekdays but even on weekends & I also think Op:Cubo to tackle uninsured drivers should not be once a month it should be shortened so accidents like this could be prevented frm happening. Ace Steel

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