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Elderly woman killed after collision in Orpington this morning

PUBLISHED: 15:17 21 January 2014 | UPDATED: 15:17 21 January 2014

An elderly woman died after being hit by a car in Orpington this morning.

Emergency services were called to Crofton Road, at the junction with Burlington Close, at around 10.15am after reports of a collision.

Two ambulance crews arrived at the scene, where they treated a woman, believed to be in her 70s, in cardiac arrest.

She was taken to King’s College Hospital, in Denmark Hill, as a priority. She was pronounced dead shortly after arriving.

Crofton Road remains closed, with officers from the Road Death Investigation Unit at the scene.

Anyone with information should call police on 0208 285 1574.


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