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Appeal after fatal collision in Mitcham


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08-Apr-2014 8:45

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Police are appealing for information after a teenage girl died following a fatal road traffic collision.

Officers were called at 16:20hrs on Wednesday, 2 April, to a lorry in collision with a pedestrian in Carshalton Road with the junction of Goat Road, Mitcham.

The pedestrian, a 17-year-old girl, suffered serious injuries.

London Ambulance Service and London's Air Ambulance was called to the scene. She was taken to an east London hospital where she died on Friday, 6 April.

Next of kin are aware and the deceased can be confirmed as Claudia Landa from Wallington.

A post-mortem examination will take place in due course and inquest will open and adjourn in due course.

The male lorry driver was not arrested.

Anyone with information or witnesses are asked to called the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0208 941 9011, the police non-emergency line on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 111 555.