Man is killed on A20 London Road in Peene near Folkestone

Flowers have been left at the side of a road after a man was hit by a lorry and killed. The collision happened on Friday on the A20 London Road close to the village of Peene, near Folkestone.

Flowers have been left at the scene of the collision. Picture: Barry Goodwin

The victim, a man in his 30s, had just got out of his parked Opel Vectra when he was struck by the HGV at 8.35am. He was pronounced dead at the scene, near the bus stop opposite The Street.

Now, three days later, a bunch of flowers have been placed on the grass close to where the collision happened.

The victim has not yet been named, but his next of kin have been informed. Following the crash, police launched an investigation and are appealing for witnesses of the fatal collision to come forward.

A man was killed after being hit by a HGV.

Picture: Barry Goodwin

Witnesses or anyone with CCTV or dashcam footage of the incident is urged to contact the serious collision investigation unit on 01622 798538 quoting reference SM/JW/40/2020.

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