Man and girl killed in road accident in Chadwell Heath

PUBLISHED: 10:37 01 July 2013 | UPDATED: 15:19 01 July 2013


A girl believed to be 16 and a man were killed in a road accident in Chadwell Heath.

Ambulance crews were called to reports of a collision at the junction of Whalebone Lane North and Crow Lane at 9.50pm on Friday.

A man was pronounced dead at the scene and a girl was taken by ambulance to the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel suffering from head and abdominal injuries. She later died.

Floral tributes have been left at the scene. The female victim has been named locally as Lauren, of Crow Lane.

Police have not yet been able to confirm the circumstances surrounding the accident. Please check our websites for updates.

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