St John’s Wood woman, 96, dies after being hit by a lorry

Three men were arrested after a man was stabbed with a machete in the early hours of this morning

Three men were arrested after a man was stabbed with a machete in the early hours of this morning - Credit: PA WIRE

An elderly woman who died after being hit by a lorry in central London has been named as a 96-year-old from St John’s Wood.

Herta Groves was pronounced dead at the scene in Wigmore Street at the junction with Wellbeck Street, on April 27 just after 2.30pm.

The driver of the lorry stopped at the scene and was not arrested.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information should call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit based at Merton Traffic Garage on 020 8247 6935.


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