Victim Named In Battersea Park Road Fatal Collision

78-year-old Lionel Butler was hit by a cement mixer

Detectives from the Met's Serious Collision Investigation Unit have named the victim of the fatal collision which took place in Battersea Park Road in January as Lionel Butler.

Police were called just before 10.30am on Thursday 26 January to the junction with Cabul Road, to reports of a road accident involving a pedestrian and a cement mixer.

Elderly Man Killed On Battersea Park Road
The stretch of road where the accident happened
Image: Google Streetview

The pedestrian, a 78-year-old Mr Butler, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the lorry stopped at the scene and was not arrested.

Detectives are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident or the events leading up to the collision to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit based at Catford Traffic Garage on 020 8285 1574, the police non-emergency line on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


March 14, 2017