Tribute To Crash Victim

The pedestrian who died following a collision with a lorry on the A20 at Samphire Hoe, Dover, on Friday (16 September 2011) has been named as David Bell (49) from Lower Road, River near Dover.


Police are investigating the circumstances leading up to the collision on the Dover-bound carriageway and have appealed for any witnesses, who officers have not yet spoken to, to contact Kent Police¿s Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01622 798538.

The collision happened at 9.10am and caused traffic delays in the area with both carriageways having to be closed for several hours. The London-bound carriageway was opened at 12.20pm and the Dover-bound carriageway at 1.50pm

David Bell worked within the UK Border Agency at Dover Eastern Docks. He was a keen supporter of Dover Athletic football club and Newcastle United.

A statement issued by Mr Bell’s family stated: "David was a loving father who will be sadly missed by his loving family and we ask that we are now left in peace to grieve".

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