Appeal after motorcyclist dies in Kentish Town collision

London Ambulance Service Joint Response Unit took this photo of the scene

London Ambulance Service Joint Response Unit took this photo of the scene - Credit: Archant

Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist died following a collision with a car in Kentish Town.

The driver of the car was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing death by careless driving.

Police were called at 8:17pm on Saturday night to the collision involving a motorcycle and a car in Kentish Town Road at the junction with Farrier Street.

Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended and found a 30-year-old male motorcyclist. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Next of kin have been informed.

Formal identification and a post-mortem examination will be scheduled in due course.

A Scotland Yard spokesman said: “The driver, a 28-year-old man, stopped at the scene and was arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving.”

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Anyone who witnessed the collision or has any information is asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0208 991 9555 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.