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Victim named following Brixton fatal collision

News   •   Jan 17, 2019 13:15 GMT

[Celia Ines Betrouni]

A woman who died following a fail to stop collision in Brixton has been named.

Celia Ines Betrouni, 24, a French national, died following the collision in Brixton Hill in the early hours of Saturday, 12 January.

Her next of kin have been informed and formal identification has taken place.

Police were called at 00:30hrs on Saturday, 12 January to Brixton Hill, at the junction with New Park Road, following reports a car in collision with a pedestrian.

In addition to officers responding to the call, the London Ambulance Service and London's Air Ambulance attended the location.

Despite their best efforts Celia was pronounced dead at the scene.

A post-mortem examination took place on Monday, 14 January.

A 27-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after attended a south London police station on Monday, 14 January. He has been bailed pending further enquiries to a date in mid February.

The car, a blue VW Golf, believed to have been involved in the incident was recovered in the Brixton area on Sunday, 13 January.

If you have information that could assist the investigation, please call the witness appeal line on 020 8285 1574 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD 183/12Jan.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.