A motorcyclist from Welling has died following a serious crash on the A2 last night.

The man, believed to be in his 40's, was travelling on the Londonbound carriageway of the A2 near the Darenth Interchange before colliding with a roadside barrier at approximately 8:45pm on Thursday, May 16.

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He was pronounced dead by paramedics on the scene.

His next of kin has been informed.

Kent Police are now working to establish the circumstances of the collision and are urging anyone who saw the motorcycle in the moments leading up to the collision, or who have dash cam footage from the area around the time, to contact them.

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Witnesses or those with dash cam footage should call the appeal line on 01622 798 538 quoting RY/MR/054/19.

Alternatively they can email sciu.td@kent.pnn.police.uk.