Woman dies after being hit by car in West Hampstead

Second female is critical after Mercedes mounts pavement in West End Lane

One woman is dead and a second is fighting for her life after they were hit by a car which mounted a pavement in West Hampstead yesterday evening.

The two women were struck by the Mercedes in West End Lane at around 8.40pm.

The dead woman, who is in her 30s, died at the scene and the second woman, who is in her 20s, was rushed to hospital where she is in a critical condition.

The male driver was also taken to hospital.

His injuries are not serious.

The incident is being probed by the road death investigation unit.

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Police have made no arrests.