Woman Dies in fatal collision in Malden

woman dies in fatal collision in malden

Officers investigating a road traffic collision in New Malden are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Police were called at 11.24pm by LAS on Monday, 13 August to reports of a collision at Coombe Road, New Malden.

Officers, London Ambulance Service [LAS] and London’s Air Ambulance attended.

At the scene a 21-year-old female pedestrian had been in collision with a vehicle.

Despite the efforts of medics, the injured woman was pronounced dead at the scene at 12.16am.

Her next of kin have been informed.

The 27-year-old driver of the vehicle was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

He was taken to a south London police station for questioning and has since been released under investigation.

Officers from the Met’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit [SCIU] are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with dash cam footage to contact their incident room on 0208 543 5157, or call 101 quoting CAD 8304/13AUG.