A man died after falling from a major road bridge in Sidcup yesterday.

Police were called to the Sidcup bypassto reports of concerns for the welfare of a man at around 11.45am.

He reportedly fell from a height and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Met said there was "prior police contact with the deceased man".

As a result, the matter has been referred to the Independent Office for Police Conduct, who have taken the decision to independently investigate.

A number of road closures were in place.