Mother killed and child pushed them in the pram to fight for life after she had been hit by car in London
Pictured: pram is pushed by mother when she is killed while she crosses the road while baby fights for life in hospital after being hit by car in South London
- The child is in a life-threatening situation in the hospital, according to officers.
- The driver has not been arrested and is in hospital with non-life-threatening injuries
- The mother who died is supposed to be in his twenties, according to the police
Leigh Mcmanus for Mailonline
A mother who crossed the road with her child in a pram died after being hit by a car in South London while her boy was fighting for his life in the hospital.
The incident took place in Anerley, near Penge, and when paramedics arrived at Croydon Road around 8:08 pm, the mother had already died.
The child, probably eight months old, is in a serious condition in the hospital, according to officials who say that he sustained life-threatening injuries.
The pram is shown at the site of the crash in Anerley near Penge, in the south of London
This car showed damage to the front of the passenger when the police chose the scene for evidence. A driver who is taken to the hospital helps the police to obtain information
When paramedics arrived at Croydon Road around 8:08 pm, the mother had already died
The incident took place in Anerley, near Penge, and when paramedics arrived at Croydon Road around 8:08 pm, the mother had already died
The mother who died is supposed to be in his twenties, according to the police.
Officers added that the driver of the vehicle that struck the pair stopped on the spot and was later taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The driver also helps officers with their questions.
Disturbing footage from the scene shows agents holding up a blue sheet to cover the remains of the mother.
In total, around 12 emergency vehicles responded to the call and the road remains closed.
Disturbing footage from the scene shows agents holding up a blue sheet to cover the remains of the mother
A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police said: "A car was found to have been involved in a collision with a mother and a baby in a pram.
& # 39; Despite the efforts of officers and paramedics, the mother, probably in her twenties, was declared dead on the spot
& # 39; The baby has been taken to hospital. His injuries have been assessed as life-threatening.
& # 39; Road closures are installed.
& # 39; The driver of the car, who has stopped on the spot, has been taken to the hospital. His injuries are not life-threatening. & # 39;
In total, around 12 emergency vehicles responded to the call and the road remains closed
Bromley Police has asked people to avoid the area, they have closed the way to judge the scene.
One witness to the aftermath of the incident described the scene in a video on Facebook.
"Boy, what a sad start for 2019. I just passed, went over my case and found such a terrible accident. A car hit a baby trying to cross the road.
& # 39; The fire department is here, the ambulance is here, the police are there. & # 39;
When the emergency services arrived, the mother had already died, according to the police