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Appeal for witnesses after fatal collision in Barking

News   •   Dec 21, 2020 17:06 GMT

Detectives are appealing for witnesses and information following a fatal collision in Barking.

Police were called shortly after 17.00hrs on Tuesday, 15 December to reports of collision involving a car and a pedestrian outside Lidl supermarket in Ripple Road, Barking.

The car stopped at the scene.

Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended and a 60-year-old woman was taken to hospital where she later died on Monday, 21 December.

Her next of kin have been informed.

Detectives from the Met’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit are investigating.

Detective Constable Anthony Okadigbo said: “I would firstly like to pass on my condolences to the victim’s family, it is incredibly difficult to lose a loved one in such circumstances so close to Christmas.

“’I’m confident that a number of people will have witnessed this collision and I would ask them to get in touch with us as a matter of urgency. Please check any dashcam footage that may have recorded this incident. Any information you can provide could be vital for us in piecing together what happened.”

Anyone with information or who may have captured the collision on dash cam or other media devices is asked to contact the witness appeal line on 020 8597 4874, quoting CAD 5450/15DEC20.

Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at