Girl, 13, dies after car hits two teenagers in north London

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 13-year-old girl was killed when a car struck two teenagers in north London.

Scotland Yard said officers were called at around 9.35pm on Monday following reports of a car colliding with two people on Longmore Avenue in Barnet.

A 13-year-old girl was taken to a north London hospital where she died shortly before 11pm that night, while a second girl, aged 15, was shocked but physically uninjured in the incident.

The driver stopped at the scene, according to the Metropolitan Police.

A 41-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and taken to a north London police station, where she was later charged.

Detectives from the Roads and Transport Policing Command are investigating and would like to speak to witnesses, anyone who has information about the collision and any motorists who may have dashcam footage.

The Metropolitan Police has asked anyone with information to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 020 8246 9820.