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Appeal for witnesses following fatal road traffic collision in Croydon

Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a fatal road traffic collision in Croydon.

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service (LAS) at 16:26hrs on Wednesday, 15 December following reports of a collision in Addington Road, South Croydon involving a van and a pedestrian.

Officers attended with paramedics. The pedestrian – a 93-year-old woman – was found with serious injuries and despite the efforts of the emergency services she was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her family has been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

The driver of the van stopped at the scene. There have been no arrests.

Enquiries are ongoing, led by officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit based at Catford.

They are appealing for any witnesses who are yet to speak to the police to come forward by calling 020 8285 1574, providing the reference 5175/15DEC.

In particular, they would like to hear from anyone who may have captured the incident on dash cam or other camera footage.