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Pedicab passenger killed in London after collision with drunk driver

Updated: Jul 12, 2022

A passenger travelling in a pedicab in London has been killed after a collision with a drunk driver in the early morning hours of Sunday say police.

Metropolitan Police officers were called at 4.10am on Sunday 10 July to reports of a car in collision with a pedicab in south London’s New Kent Road.

Officers attended the location along with London Ambulance Service. Despite the efforts of emergency services, a woman aged in her 20s – believed to have been a passenger in the pedicab - was pronounced dead at the scene. Her family have been informed.

The pedicab driver, a man aged in his 30s, was taken to hospital suffering a suspected broken arm.

The car driver has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and driving under the influence of alcohol. He has been taken into police custody.

Police are urging anyone who witnessed the collision to speak with police calling 101, and quoting reference 1420/10jul.


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