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05/23/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 05/22/2019 23:09

Appeal after child dies following collision in East Finchley

Police investigating a collision that resulted in the death of a child are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dash cam footage to come forward.


Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at 19:04hrs on Wednesday, 22 May to East End Road N2, following reports of a road traffic collision involving a car and a small child.

Officers attended, along with London Ambulance and London's Air Ambulance.

At the scene a three year old boy had been in collision with a Toyota Rav4.

The injured child was taken to a north London hospital by LAS where he was sadly pronounced dead shortly after arrival. Next of kin have been informed.

The driver of the car involved stopped at the scene and has not been arrested.

Enquiries are underway to establish the circumstances surrounding the collision and officers are keen to hear from anyone who has dashcam footage or who witnessed the incident first hand.

Any witnesses or those with dash cam footage are asked to call the Met's Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 020 8246 9820, on 101, or Tweet @MetCC quoting CAD 7373/22 MAY.