Boy, eight, is killed when he is HIT by lorry as police launch investigation into crash on London street


An eight-year-old boy has died after being hit by a lorry in West London, as police launch an investigation.

Details of The Crash

The collision took place on a ‘very busy’ King Street in Southall at around 6.20pm on Friday evening. 

Police and London Air Ambulance paramedics were called to the scene and the child was rushed to hospital, but he was later pronounced dead at 9.47pm despite the efforts of doctors and nurses.

His next of kin are aware. The police have now launched an investigation into the crash.

No Arrest So Far

The driver of the lorry stopped after the incident and no arrests have been made at this point.

What Police Said

A spokesperson for the Met said: ‘An investigation has been launched after an eight-year-old boy was killed in a collision in Ealing.

Police were called to King Street, Southall, after calls at 18:20 on Friday, February 23 to a collision involving a lorry and a pedestrian.

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‘The boy was treated at the scene by London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance paramedics before being rushed to hospital.

Tragically, despite the efforts of doctors and nurses, he was pronounced dead at 21:47.

‘His next of kin are aware. The driver of the lorry stopped at the scene; there have been no arrests.’

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