London news: Bin lorry horror: as truck hits cars and house in Kidbrooke – one dead

The incident in Kidbrooke, London, took place at around 8.05am this morning. A Met Police spokesperson said: "Police were called at approximately 08:05hrs on Monday, 14 September to Broad Walk, Kidbrooke, SE3 by London Ambulance Service to a road traffic collision involving multiple vehicles and a building. "At this time, we are aware of a number of people being injured.

"One man has been declared dead at the scene. Work is ongoing to trace his next of kin. "An 11-year-old child was taken to hospital.

Their condition has been assessed as life-threatening. Two males have been taken to hospital; we await an update on their conditions." The London Fire Brigade said firefighters from five different stations were in attendance.

Station Commander Nathan Hobson said: "It was a challenging incident and it appears that a lorry collided with two cars and crashed into a house.

"Specialist Urban Search and Rescue crews attended the scene."

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