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Girl,11, killed and mum injured in Stanmore car crash

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.Emergency services were called yesterday lunchtime to Stanmore Hill.

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Eleven year old girl dies after car crashes onto pavement in Stanmore

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.

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