Woman Dies After Being Hit By Lorry on Queenstown Road

Collision took place near the junction with Battersea Park Road

Picture: Nicola Nardelli

A woman in her thirties has died after being involved in a collision in Battersea this Friday morning (12 July).

The incident occurred shortly before 8.36am on Queenstown Road near the junction with Battersea Park Road.

Despite the efforts of paramedics, who were at her side within four minutes, she had suffered serious injuries after being knocked off her scooter and was pronounced dead at the scene.

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said, “We sent an advanced paramedic, two ambulance crews, an incident response officer and two medics in cars to the scene.

“With the first of our medics arriving in under four minutes.

“Sadly, despite the extensive efforts of medics, a woman died at the scene.”

Enquiries are underway to notify next of kin. The driver of the lorry was not arrested.

At the time of writing road closures remain in place, these include: Chelsea Bridge, Nine Elms Lane and Prince of Wales Drive, while police officers complete on scene investigations.

Anyone who witnessed this incident, or has any dash cam footage is asked to call police on 101 quoting CAD 1979/12 June or Tweet @MetCC.


July 12, 2019