Baby death tragedy in north London

A TWO-month-old baby girl died when a car mounted the pavement and hit her pushchair.Her mother was pushing her along Park Avenue in Dollis Hill, north-west London, yesterday evening when a silver Ford Fiesta came off the road.

A TWO-month-old baby boy died when a car mounted the pavement and hit her pushchair.

His mother was pushing her along Park Avenue in Dollis Hill, north-west London, yesterday evening when a silver Ford Fiesta came off the road.

The baby was taken to the Royal Free Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 7pm.

His mother suffered only minor injuries and has now been discharged from hospital.

A 62-year-old man who was driving the Fiesta stopped at the scene and is now being interviewed by police.

Scotland Yard today said the baby is believed to have lived locally but has not yet been formally identified.

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A post-mortem examination is to be carried out on the child, and an inquest into the death will be opened and adjourned in due course.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: “If anyone was in the vicinity of Park Avenue at the time of the incident and saw the collision, they are asked to call the Collision Investigation Unit at Alperton on 020 8998 5319.”

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