Man dies after falling off Dartford bridge

PUBLISHED: 13:45 25 July 2011

Dartford Bridge; Picture: Jamie Gray; Mobile:07834 965462; Email:

Dartford Bridge; Picture: Jamie Gray; Mobile:07834 965462; Email:

Jamie Gray

A man has died after falling from the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge in Dartford.

Police, air ambulance and lifeboat services were called just after 9am on Sunday to the Dartford Crossing after reports a man had fallen from the bridge and landed in wasteland on the Essex side of the river.

He was taken to Basildon Hospital but later pronounced dead.

A car was removed from lane one of the bridge.

Police are not treating the death as suspicious.

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