A residential road in Kidbrooke has been sealed off this morning after a bin lorry reportedly crashed into parked cars and a house.

Police, London Fire Brigade, and the air ambulance have all been at the scene in Broad Walk and Woolacombe Road this morning, near Rochester Way, with the incident first reported at around 8am.

An air ambulance landed at the scene earlier, and it is understood that multiple injuries have been reported.

UPDATE: Man dies and child in life-threatening condition after Kidbrooke bin lorry crash

London Fire Brigade Station Commander Stephen Irvine, who has at the scene this morning, said:

“We are dealing with a challenging and protractive road traffic collision that has caused extensive damage to a house.

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"Specialist Urban Search and Rescue crews and firefighters are working to free one person from a vehicle.

"The London Ambulance Service has treated a number of casualties. We are likely to be at the scene throughout the morning and I’d ask people to avoid the area where possible.”

Firefighters from Lee Green, Eltham, Bexley, Croydon and East Greenwich fire stations are attending.

In an update at around 11.30am, a Met Police spokesman confirmed a man was reported dead at the scene, with three people taken to hospital.

An 11-year-old child is in a life-threatening condition, while two men are also being treated.

Road closures remain in place as of 11.45am and police have advised people to avoid the area.