Officers are appealing for information following a fatal collision near Swanley.
Kent Police was called at 6.55am on Wednesday 23 August 2023, to the incident on the A20.
A white Kia Rio was travelling on the Londonbound carriageway when it collided with a bridge barrier just after the Swanley Interchange.
Patrols and South East Coast Ambulance Service attended the scene where a passenger, a man in his 40s, was confirmed deceased. A second passenger was taken to hospital where he remains in a serious condition.
The driver, a 25-year-old man, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and driving whilst unfit through drugs. He was taken into custody and has since been released on bail.
Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit (SCIU) are carrying out enquiries and are also urging witnesses and anyone with relevant CCTV or dashcam footage to contact them.
If you have information which can assist the investigation, call the SCIU appeals line on 01622 798538, quoting reference HW/VS/091/23. You can also email [email protected]
CCTV and dashcam footage can be submitted via our public portal here.