Girl dies in crash involving vehicle in police pursuit

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

The teenager was travelling with her mother, father and brother in Ilderton Road, New Cross, south London yesterday when their Volkswagen Polo and a Peugeot 308 that was being chased by a marked police car collided.

The girl, who was in the rear of the car, died at the scene from her injuries, Scotland Yard said.

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Girl dies in police pursuit crash

A 13-year-old girl has died in a crash involving a vehicle which was being pursued by police in Lewisham, south London, Scotland Yard said today.