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Woman, 21, dies after being hit by police car in Walthamstow, east London | UK News



A 21-year-old woman has died after being hit by a police car in east London, Scotland Yard says.

The marked vehicle was responding to an emergency call when it struck the woman in Walthamstow at around 11.45pm on Tuesday.

The car stopped and officers administered first aid to the victim before ambulance crews arrived.

However, the woman died at the scene, the Metropolitan Police said.

Officers are trying to trace her next of kin who are believed to outside of the UK.

The police car was responding to reports a man was threatening members of the public at a location in Walthamstow.

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