Finsbury Park crash: Man killed after collision with road sweeper lorry

Now the Met Police are appealing for any witnesses to the fatal collision to come forward.

A man, thought to be a road worker, has died after being in a collision with a road sweeper lorry.

Police, paramedics and the air ambulance rushed to the scene at the Pemberton Road junction with Wightman Road, in Finsbury Park, Islington, at 11.12pm yesterday (May 30).

The pedestrian had been in a collision with a road cleaning lorry.

A man has died after being in a collision with a road sweeper lorry. Photo: Google Streetview

He was given first aid, but despite the paramedics best efforts, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

His next of kin have been informed and continue to be supported by specialist officers.

The driver of the vehicle stopped at the scene and has assisted police with the ongoing investigation.

Now the Met Police are appealing for any witnesses to the fatal collision to come forward.

Detectives from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit (SCIU) are investigating the circumstances.

They are particularly keen to hear from any witnesses who saw the collision, or captured it on CCTV.

Any witnesses yet to speak with police are asked to call the SCIU on 02082469855 quoting 2386/30MAY22