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Scotland Yard said that High Holborn has been re-opened after parts of a building collapsed on top a car, killing a mother-of-three.
The minicab driver who was killed when a building collapsed on her car in central London is mother-of three Julie Sillitoe, police confirmed.
A woman who was killed when a building collapsed on her car in central London was today named by police as Julie Sillitoe, 49, a minicab driver from north London.
A woman who was killed when a building collapsed on her car in central London was a minicab driver, police said.
The 49-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene, opposite Holborn Underground station.Her passengers, a 25-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman, are being treated in hospital.
Next of kin have been informed but formal identification has yet to take place.
The male passenger, who was trapped in the car, suffered leg injuries. The female passenger managed to free herself from the rear of the vehicle. Their injuries are not life-threatening, police said.
A fourth person, believed to be a male passer-by, was also injured and taken to hospital, London Ambulance Service (LAS) said.
Pictures of the building before and after storms reveal how much of the facade fell on a car in High Holborn in Lodon.
A woman was killed and three others were injured when masonry collapsed. Around 10 people were evacuated from nearby buildings.
A woman died after part of a building collapsed onto the car she was driving, the Met Police said in a statement. Officers were called at 11pm last night to reports of the building collapse on High Holborn, opposite Holborn Tube Station, in central London.
Police, London Ambulance Service and London Fire Brigade attended the scene. A front portion of the building had collapsed onto a Skodia Octavia car, the statement added.
Three people were inside the car. The 49 year old female driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Next of kin have been informed.
The other two occupants were sat in the rear of the car. A 25 year old man and a 24 year old woman have been taken to hospital.
They are not in life threatening conditions. Police said the road remains closed.
London Fire Brigade said the concrete fascia of the building collapsed on to the car, which was in Kingsway. Around 20 firefighters helped with the rescue, freeing the trapped pair from the car.
A spokesman said: "Another woman travelling in the car managed to get out of the vehicle before the brigade arrived.
"Around 10 people were evacuated from nearby buildings as a precaution."
Masonry appears to have collapsed and fallen from the side of a building in severe gusts from pictures taken by ITV News - not the entire building as was reported earlier.
A woman was tragically killed, while three others were injured. Around 10 people had to be evacuated from nearby buildings in Holborn, central London.
A spokesperson said London Ambulance spokesperson was called just after 11pm last night to reports of falling masonry in High Holborn, in Central London
Paramedics treated four patients, and despite best efforts at trying to resuscitate her - one woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
A man in his mid-20s was taken to Royal London Hospital with leg injuries.
A number of witnesses have tweeted pictures of the scene around Holborn Station, in central London where part of a building has collapsed and crushed a car - one woman is dead and a man has been taken to hospital.