Tributes paid to Downham father and DJ, Dean Chambers, following road death

PUBLISHED: 16:13 07 January 2014 | UPDATED: 17:35 07 January 2014

Dean Chambers was killed in a car collision in Downham on Saturday.

Dean Chambers was killed in a car collision in Downham on Saturday.


Tributes have been made to Dean Chambers, a DJ for garage radio station Feeling LDN, who died after being hit by a car in Downham on Sunday.

The scene of the collision on Saturday evening. PICTURE: TfLThe scene of the collision on Saturday evening. PICTURE: TfL

A 35-year-old man from Bromley , has been arrested for causing death by dangerous driving and failing to stop.

Emergency services found Mr Chambers in cardiac arrest when they arrived at the scene, in Bromley Road and near to his home, at around 6.30pm.

The father-of-two was also suffering from a head injury and was taken to King’s College Hospital, in Denmark Hill, where he died soon after.

In a statement on their website, Feeling LDN said: “We are very saddened with the news that we have lost a very special friend over this last weekend.

“Mr DC who has been playing on Feeling LDN for two years sadly passed away

“His love and passion for music was always evident and he always had a smile on his face.

“DC was a father of two and all of our thoughts are with his family at this very sad time.”

Tributes for the DJ, 32, flooded through on social media sites with @mainjahUK commenting on Twitter: “Can’t sleep, just keep thinking about life and how its so short. U Never know what you got till its gone, truss me. Rip dean chambers.”

Elsewhere, messages were left on the Feeling LDN Facebook page. Richard Clarke said: “R.I.P DC u will b sadly missed my friend my condolences to your family god bless u on this day.”

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