Pedestrian killed after collision on dual carriageway

Police were at the scene of the accident (stock image)

A man in his 20s has died after being struck by a car on the A2 at Dunkirk near Canterbury.

He was one of two men crossing the coastbound carriageway on foot when he involved in a collision with a silver Mercedes A180 at 11.51pm on Wedensday, January 23.

The driver of the car waited at the scene for emergency services to arrive.

South East Coast Ambulance Service transported the man to a hospital where he was treated for injuries but was later pronounced dead.

His next of kin have been informed.

Police closed the road while they opened an investigation into the incident. It was later reopened.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has dashcam footage is asked to call Kent Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01622 798538 or email quoting reference DC/018/19.



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