A man in his 20s has died after being hit by a car in Ramsgate

Road closure

A man in his 20s has died after being hit by a car in Ramsgate this morning (June 18).

Collision investigators are appealing for witnesses following the incident at around 3.45am involving a pedestrian and a light blue Ford Focus in Boundary Road at its junction with King Street.

The pedestrian, a local man, died at the scene. His next of kin have been informed.

Kent Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit is investigating the circumstances and officers are appealing for any witnesses to get in contact.

Officers would also like to obtain dash cam footage that shows the vehicle or pedestrian in the moments leading up to the collision.

Anyone with information should call 01622 798538 quoting SM/RF/054/20. Alternatively, email [email protected]

Police have shut Hereson Road, both ways between St Lukes Avenue and Victoria Road – going into Boundary Road at the traffic lights – in Ramsgate  following the incident.

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8 Comments

  1. There’s something that looks very much like a CCTV camera just on the corner by the hairdressers.I wonder if it is working?

  2. Sympathies to the family and all involved

    That set of traffic lights has always been one of the most frightening junctions to cross at I’ve used anywhere. It could do with some refuges or islands added on Boundary Road at the very least.

  3. Sorry to all the family / friends for the sad loss x
    Someone will get killed on Newington Road as cars speed along here they doing at least 50 mph if not more. I had a few misses at the crossing . Cars are just going to fast to stop and until a few get run over nothing will be done .Yet we have a speed camera at the traffic lights at the viaduct , St Lukes / Margate road .

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