Queen’s Park woman killed and toddler fighting left for her life following Sussex car crash

Six family members involved in Easter Sunday horror smash

A woman from Queen’s Park has died and a toddler is fighting for her life following a car crash in Sussex.

The 56-year-old woman, who has not been named by police, was killed when a Honda Accord she was in was in a collision with a Volkswagen Golf on the A24 in Warnham on Easter Sunday

An 18-month-old girl, who was also in the Honda, was rushed to St George’s Hospital in Tooting, south west London, where she is in a critical condition.

The 34-year-old driver of the Honda, a 26-year-old woman, and two other girls aged three and one, were also seriously injured.

All occupants of the car are from the same family from Pimlico, south west London.

The driver of the VW Golf, a 60-year-old man from Epsom was taken to hospital with serious chest injuries.

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His 58-year-old female passenger, who is also from Epsom, was treated for whiplash injuries.

Sergeant Paul Skinner from the Sussex Police Road Policing Unit, is investigating the crash, he said: “This is a desperately tragic incident that has left a toddler fighting for her life.

“A full investigation is now under way and I would ask that anyone who witnessed the incident or who may have seen either of the cars in the area in the time leading up to the crash, to please call Sussex Police on 101 quoting Operation Smallbridge.”