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Pensioner killed in collision with van in Wembley

PUBLISHED: 14:06 19 September 2012 | UPDATED: 15:01 19 September 2012

Air Ambulance was called but the woman died at the scene

Air Ambulance was called but the woman died at the scene

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Van driver arrested on suspicion of death by dangerous driving

An elderly woman has died following a collision with a van in Wembley.

The Air Ambulance, police and London Ambulance crews were called to the scene yesterday at around 12.55pm to reports of a collision between a white van and a pedestrian at the junction of Northchurch Road and Tokyngton Avenue.

When the emergency services arrived, the 79-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Next of kin have been informed but formal identification has not yet taken place.

The 48-year-old driver of the van was arrested on suspicion of death by dangerous driving and remains in custody.

Police said the road remains closed at this time.


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