A man has died following a crash on London Road in Greenhithe today (November 7).

Police said the man, who was in his 40s, died after his car crashed into a parked lorry on London Road, somewhere in between St Clements Roundabout and Hedge Place Road.

A spokesperson for Kent Police said:

"A man in his 40s from south-east London died when his silver Nissan Qashqai was involved in a collision with a parked lorry.

"The incident happened on London Road, between St Clements Roundabout and Hedge Place Road, at about 12.25pm on Thursday November 7, 2019.

"Officers from Kent Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit attended the scene and a road closure was in place until approximately 4.45pm."

Kent Police said they were investigating the incident and urged anyone with information about what happened to get in touch:

"Witnesses are encouraged to come forward following a fatal collision in Greenhithe.

"Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has dashcam footage of the vehicles involved is encouraged to call the appeal line on 01622 798538 quoting reference RY/SW/117/19.

"Alternatively email sciu.td@kent.police.uk," a spokesperson for the county police force said Thursday evening.