Man killed in Stepney collision

Medics treated the man in Commercial Road (picture: Andy Coleborn)

Medics treated the man in Commercial Road (picture: Andy Coleborn) - Credit: Andy Coleborn

A man was killed after a collision with a lorry in Stepney this morning.

The man, in his 60s, received serious injuries in the incident, which took place near a crossing in Commercial Road, close to Watney Market, shortly after 10.30am.

London Ambulance and the London Air Ambulance attended, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The lorry, which is described as being a tipper truck, failed to stop.

Road closures are in place around the area as police enquiries continue.

The man’s next of kin have not yet been informed.