THE driver of a car has died after crashing into a bollard in West Wickham.

The crash happened in Corkscrew Hill yesterday (June 10) at around 2.30pm.

Officers and London Ambulance Service attended.

Despite the efforts of emergency services, a man in his 80s was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers say no other vehicles were involved. 

Police enquiries into the circumstances are ongoing.

A spokesperson for Met Police said: “Police were called at approximately 2.30pm on Friday, 10 June to reports of a road traffic collision in Corkscrew Hill, West Wickham.

“A car was reported to have collided with a bollard – no other vehicles were involved.

“Officers and London Ambulance Service attended but despite the best efforts of the emergency services the driver of the car, a man believed aged in his 80s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

“Enquiries into the circumstances are ongoing.”

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