41-year-old dog walker and three dogs killed in Chelsea car crash
Woman dog walker, 41, and three dogs killed in Chelsea road crash as police arrest 26-year-old Audi driver for dangerous driving death
- The woman and three dogs were struck by the car on Cheyne Walk at 6:21 a.m.
A woman and three dogs died early this morning after being hit by a car in Chelsea, west London.
The driver of the Audi was arrested at the scene in Cheyne Walk, where properties are selling for several million, on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.
The woman’s family is being supported by specialist officers following the tragic incident this morning.
According to Scotland Yard, the woman and the three dogs suffered catastrophic injuries.
Police closed off an area surrounding the crash scene where a woman and three dogs died after they were hit by an Audi. A traffic light pole was demolished during the incident which took place in Cheyne Walk, SW3 at 6:21am today.
The woman and three dogs were killed in Cheyne Walk, SW3 at 6:21 this morning, file photo.
In a statement, the Met said they were called to Cheyne Walk, SW3 at 6:21 a.m. following reports that a woman and three dogs had been hit by a car.
The car also demolished a traffic light before coming to a stop.
A spokesman said: ‘The officers attended along with paramedics from the London Ambulance Service (LAS). A 41-year-old woman was found dead at the scene. All three dogs have also died as a result of injuries sustained in the collision.
The women’s relatives have been notified and are being supported by specialist officers.
‘The 26-year-old male driver of an Audi car, who had been involved in the collision, was found with minor injuries. He has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and taken into custody.
A crime scene has been set up. Motorists are advised to avoid the area as roads have been closed.”
Any witnesses, or anyone with dash cam footage, are asked to call the police on 101, citing CAD 1500/May 14.