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The 11-year-old girl who died in a collision in Stanmore after a pensioner veered off the road has been named as Lily-Rose Murphy. Her 46-year-old mother remains in a critical condition.
A post-mortem examination took place today, Thursday 19 December, at Northwick Park Hospital and gave the cause of death as a broken neck.
Police investigating the death of an 11-year-old girl, after she was killed while waiting with her mother at a bus stop when a pensioner's car veered on to the pavement, has said they are seeking bus passengers in the vicinity at the time. Detective Sergeant Chris Osborne said:
An 11-year-old girl was killed while waiting with her mother at a bus stop when a pensioner's car veered on to the pavement and crashed into them.
Officers were called to The Common in Stanmore, following reports that a vehicle had collided with two pedestrians and a stationary bus.
Emergency services pronounced the girl dead at the scene, while her 46-year-old mother was taken to hospital and remains in a critical condition.
Firemen cut the 69-year-old driver from her Ford Fiesta and she was taken to hospital with minor injuries. No arrests have been made.
Police said they were awaiting formal identification ahead of a post-mortem due to take place tomorrow at Northwick Park Hospital.An inquest is expected to open at Barnet Coroner's Court "in due course", Scotland Yard said.
One person has been killed and two injured in a car crash in north west London. Emergency services were called at lunchtime to Stanmore Hill.