Man falls to his death from Archway Bridge

PUBLISHED: 14:59 05 November 2010

Archway Bridge

Archway Bridge


A MAN plummeted to his death from Archway Bridge today (Friday).

Police and ambulance crews were called to the bridge over Archway Road, Highgate, shortly after 12pm after receiving reports that a man had fallen.

The man, who landed on the southbound carriageway, was pronounced dead at the scene.

He is believed to be aged 32 and from Wimbledon but he has not yet been officially identified.

A London Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “We were called at 12.05pm to reports of a fall from height. We sent a single responder in a car and an ambulance crew but sadly one patient, a man reported to be in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene.”

Archway Road and Langdon Park Road were closed after the incident, causing traffic chaos in the area.

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