Fatal collision 9 February 2017 North Woolwich Road, Silvertown, London

Last updated 1 March 2017
At T-junction, North Woolwich Road, Silvertown, London (show full map)
Casualties Ben Wales, 32 (fatality)
Time of incident 1:30pm, 9 February 2017
Vehicles involved Pedal cycle, HGV (3.5t+)
Incident factors None known
Police details Metropolitan Police

Ben Wales was killed in a collision with a tipper truck in an area renowned for heavy construction traffic.

Reports suggest that Wales was dismounted by potholes and/or mud on the road, and slid under the path of the truck, but these are not confirmed.