Kent Police was called at 12:55pm on Saturday 26 August 2023, to a two-vehicle collision on the A2050 near Harbledown.

At the junction near Faulkner’s Lane, a blue Mazda was involved in a collision with a motor-tricycle travelling towards the A2 from Canterbury.

Police and South East Coast Ambulance Service arrived at the scene where the rider of the trike, a man in his 60s, was confirmed deceased. His next of kin have been informed.

The driver of the car had left the scene prior to the arrival of patrols and enquiries are ongoing to locate him.

The driver is described as being white and of average build, with short hair. He was wearing a light-coloured top, dark coloured trousers, and white trainers at the time of the incident.

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit (SCIU) are carrying out enquiries and are also urging witnesses and anyone with relevant CCTV or dashcam footage to contact them.

If you have information which can assist the investigation, including information about the whereabouts of the driver, please call the SCIU appeals line on 01622 798538, quoting reference KH-CF-93-23. You can also email

CCTV and dashcam footage can be submitted via the Police public portal here.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete the online form on their website.

By Ed

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