Mother killed and baby hurt after car hits them

The Daily Telegraph - - News -

A mother has died and a baby has been se­ri­ously in­jured after they were hit by a car in south Lon­don.

It struck the woman, be­lieved to be in her 20s, and the eight-month-old baby in a pram on Croy­don Road, Penge. The Metropoli­tan Po­lice said of­fi­cers were called to the scene at 8.08pm last night.

The driver of the car, who has not been ar­rested, stopped at the scene and was taken to hos­pi­tal with non life-threat­en­ing in­juries.

A po­lice spokesman said: “De­spite the ef­forts of of­fi­cers and paramedics, the mother was de­clared dead at the scene. The baby has been taken to hos­pi­tal. His in­juries have been as­sessed as life-threat­en­ing.”

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