Appeal after elderly man hit by lorry on Sevenoaks High Street

PUBLISHED: 17:25 16 February 2017 | UPDATED: 17:26 16 February 2017

Picture: @connectaphone

Picture: @connectaphone


The collision took place between a lorry, a white Mercedes Tipper and an 85-year-old pedestrian

An elderly man has been rushed to a London hospital with serious injuries after he was hit by a lorry this afternoon.

The 85-year-old pedestrian was struck by the vehicle on Sevenoaks High Street, where part of the road was sealed off whilst police carried out their investigations.

A Kent Police spokesperson said:

“Officers from Kent Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision in Sevenoaks which left an 85-year-old man seriously injured.

“At 10.44am on Thursday, February 16 Kent Police received a report which stated a collision had taken place between a lorry, a white Mercedes Tipper, and a pedestrian in the High Street. It happened about 50 metres before the junction with London Road.

“The pedestrian sustained injuries to his head, leg and arms and was taken to a London hospital for treatment.

“No arrests have been made in connection to the incident and the driver of the lorry is assisting officers with their enquiries, which remain ongoing.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Kent Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01622 798538 quoting 16-320.

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