Kent

Biker dies in crash with Swanley street cleaner lorry

A motorcyclist has died after his bike was in collision with a street cleaning lorry in Kent.

Kent Police said the crash happened on the slip road leading off Maidstone Road in Swanley to the A20, on Monday.

Officers said the motorcyclist, a Swanley man who has not yet been named, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The street cleaner lorry was working on the road at the time, police said. The force added that the Health and Safety Executive had been informed.

In an appeal for information, police said the Yamaha motorcycle and the Iveco Scarab street cleaner lorry were involved in the crash at about 1145 BST.

The motorcyclist's family are not from the area and have not yet been told, officers added.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the serious collision investigation unit.

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