Biggin Hill: Boy, 17, dies in motorbike collision- road closures

The Main Road in Biggin Hill has been closed since midnight in both directions The Main Road in Biggin Hill has been closed since midnight in both directions
The Main Road in Biggin Hill has been closed since midnight in both directions | Getty Images
A 17-year-old boy has died following a fatal collision in south London.

At around 11.58pm on Sunday June 9, an off-duty police officer came across a motorbike that had been involved in a crash in Main Road, Biggin Hill.

Two males, both teenagers, were provided with first aid prior to the arrival of London Ambulance Service.

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Despite the efforts of emergency services, one of the males, aged 17, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene, the Met Police said.

His family have been informed and will be supported by specialist officers.

The Main Road in Biggin Hill has been closed since midnight in both directions The Main Road in Biggin Hill has been closed since midnight in both directions
The Main Road in Biggin Hill has been closed since midnight in both directions | Getty Images

A second male was taken to hospital, where his condition was assessed as not life-threatening. 

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He has been arrested in connection with the investigation and taken to a south London police station. Enquiries continue to establish the full circumstances of the collision.

Detectives believe that the motorbike may have been in close proximity to a car around the time of the collision, but that car did not stop at the scene. Enquiries are ongoing to locate that vehicle and its occupant(s) and to establish whether it played any part in the collision.

The Main Road in Biggin Hill has been closed since midnight in both directions between Saltbox Hill and Sunningvale Avenue.

The following six London buses are also on diversion as a result of the investigation work: 246, 320, 464, 664, 684, and R2.

Any witnesses are asked to call police on 101 and quote reference 8152/10JUN24. To remain anonymous, please contact Crimestoppers.

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