Man who died in Rainham crash named by police

PUBLISHED: 10:34 28 March 2018 | UPDATED: 10:34 28 March 2018

An air ambulance called after car crashes with motorcycle in Romford. Picture: MPS

An air ambulance called after car crashes with motorcycle in Romford. Picture: MPS


The man who died after a crash in Rainham has been named by the Met Police.

Officers were called at 9.53am on Tuesday, March 20 to the A13 eastbound between Ferry Lane and New Roundabout, Rainham, to reports of a collision involving two vehicles.

London Ambulance Service, London’s Air Ambulance and London Fire Brigade all attended.

A man who was in one of the vehicles was pronounced dead at the scene.

His next-of-kin have been informed.

The man has now been formally identified as Kenneth Berry, 54, from Woolwich.

Two men, both aged 18, were arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

Police said that they have since been released under investigation.

The Serious Collision Investigation Unit, part of the Met’s Roads and Transport Policing Command (RTPC), are leading the investigation.

Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to call police on 0208 597 4874 or contact via Twitter @MetCC.

To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at

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