Police pursuit death court case

Devon Newell, 32, will appear in court today charged with causing death by dangerous driving and other offences over a fatal collision after a police chase in which a 13-year-old died on Sunday.

Teen killed in police chase crash named by her school

Scene of fatal car collision
The scene of Sunday evening's fatal collision on Ilderton Road, south Bermondsey. Credit: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

A 13-year-old girl who died in a crash involving a vehicle that was being pursued by police has been named by her Hertfordshire school as Wiktoria Was.

Goffs School in Cheshunt said she was a Year 9 student.

Wiktoria was travelling with her mother, father and four-year-old brother when their Volkswagen Polo collided with a Peugeot 308 that was being chased by a marked police car on Sunday evening in south Bermondsey.

She died at the scene of the crash. A post-mortem is due to take place on the teen.

Devon Newell, a 32-year-old from Peckham, south east London, who has been charged over the death, appeared in court this morning by video-link. No plea was entered and he was remanded in custody to appear at Woolwich Court Court on January 15.

Man in court over police pursuit death

A man will appear in court today charged with causing death by dangerous driving and other offences over a fatal collision after a police chase.

A 13-year-old girl died in a crash involving a vehicle which was being pursued by police.

Devon Newell, 32, of Meeting House Lane, Peckham, south-east London, will appear in court by videolink, Scotland Yard said.

The crash took place in Ilderton Road, south Bermondsey, on Sunday evening.

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Man charged over fatal collision after police pursuit

Devon Newell, 32, has been charged in relation to a fatal collision which killed a 13-year-old girl following a police pursuit in Ilderton Road, south Bermondsey on Sunday.

He has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving, causing serious injury by dangerous dangerous driving, failing to stop for police, failing to stop at the scene of an accident, no insurance and no license.