Mother killed after masonry falls on her minicab

The minicab driver who was killed when parts of a building collapsed on her car in central London is mother-of three Julie Sillitoe, police confirmed.

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Building 'concrete fascia' collapsed on car

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.

Part of a building collapsed on a car. Credit: ITV News

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."

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