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Man dies and child, 11, is left fighting for life after lorry smashes into house 

A man has died and several others including a child have been injured after a lorry crashed into a house today.

Police were called to the scene in Kidbrooke, south east London, around 8am this morning to reports of a collision involving multiple vehicles and a building.

Met Police officers are on the scene with the London Ambulance Service and London Fire Brigade and say a number of people are injured. 

One man has been declared dead at the scene and police said they are attempting to trace his next of kin.

An 11-year-old child was taken to hospital. Their condition has been assessed as life-threatening. 

Two other men have also been taken to hospital and officers are awaiting an update on their conditions.

Road closures are in place and the public are asked to avoid the area.

Police say enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances.

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