Man fighting for life in hospital after Eltham accident

A man is fighting for his life in hospital after falling out the back of a moving truck in Eltham.

Met Police say they were called by the London Ambulance Service at 9:23 on Sunday, September 6, to reports of an injured man.

They attended the scene on Dairsie Road, south east London, and found a 23-year-old man with serious injuries.

Officers established the young man had fallen from the back of a moving truck, and no offences were reported, and no arrests were made.

The 23-year-old was treated at the scene by paramedics, and taken to hospital in a ‘life-threatening condition.’

His next of kin have been informed.

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