Mother killed and baby hurt after car hits them
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.”