Woman dies after collision in Barking

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

Police were called shortly after 5pm on Tuesday, December 15 following a collision involving a car and a pedestrian outside Lidl supermarket in Ripple Road.

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

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 crimestoppers-uk.org

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Mick Ferris

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