Retired Camden barrister killed in crash close to Oxford Circus

PUBLISHED: 11:56 11 August 2016 | UPDATED: 11:57 11 August 2016

Samuel Mtepuka died at the scene of the crash

Samuel Mtepuka died at the scene of the crash


An 86-year-old retired barrister from Camden died in a crash close to Oxford Circus, police have revealed.

Samuel Mtepuka, of Highgate Road, Camden, died on Wednesday last week after being hit by a lorry.

Mr Mtepuka, a British national of Malawian origin, lived in Switzerland and the UK.

The lorry driver stopped and is helping police investigate the tragedy.

He has not been arrested.

Police revealed that a cause of death has yet to be confirmed and further tests are being carried out.

The crash happened in Regent Street near the junction with Hanover Street, at 8.10pm.

Mr Mtepuka died at the scene.

Detectives from the Met Police Serious Collision Investigation Unit are investigating.

Officers have called for witnesses to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at Merton Traffic Garage on 0208 543 5157,

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