Police appeal for witnesses to Cliftonville collision that has left a person seriously injured

The road has been closed Photo Ian Holmes

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit are appealing for witnesses to a serious collision involving a pedestrian and a motorbike in Cliftonville today (August 19).

Kent Police was called at 2.32pm to crash involving a motorbike and a pedestrian in Northdown Road.

Photo Ian Holmes

Officers are at the scene along with South East Coast Ambulance Service. The pedestrian is reported to have suffered serious injuries.

The motorbike driver and a pillion passenger also received injuries.

Two people have been arrested in connection with the incident.

Photo Ian Holmes

Witnesses say there were two bikes at the scene, as seen in one of these photos by Ian Holmes.

Road closures

There are road closures in place from Northumberland Avenue between the junctions of Rutland Avenue and Northdown Park Road and also from Northdown Road with the junctions of Prince’s Gardens and Leicester Avenue.


Officers would like to talk to anyone who may have seen a black, silver and yellow Honda CBR being driven in the area.

Anyone who has information or witnessed the collision and hasn’t yet spoken to Kent Police is asked to call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01622 798538 quoting 19-0804.

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  1. The motorcycle shown in the lower picture looks like the one I had recently reported to the Police through Task Force email address for dangerous speeding in Northdown Road. It is black with a white patch around headlight and Jack Daniels written above the patch. The Motorcyclist wore black clothing with a white helmet and is stockily built. His rear number-plate is either non-existent or so tiny it cannot be read whilst on the move.

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