Harrow crash: Elderly woman dies after being hit by car on leafy road in north-west London

Patrick Grafton-Green
Fatal crash: Police are appealing for witnesses after an elderly woman died after she was hit by a car in Harrow: Met Police

An elderly woman has died after she was hit by a car on a leafy road in north London.

Police and paramedics rushed to the scene of the crash in Harrow at 10.45am on Saturday morning.

The female pedestrian, a woman aged in her 70s, was pronounced dead at the scene just under an hour later, Scotland Yard said.

An air ambulance was also called after the crash, which happened in Bessborough Road at the junction with Whitmore Road.

The car stopped at the scene.

A Met Police spokesman said: “Officers are in the process of informing next of kin.

“A post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

“No arrests have been made and enquiries continue.”

Detectives from the Met’s Roads and Transport Policing Command are appealing for witnesses.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or the moments leading up to it is asked to contact the witness appeal line on 020 8991 9555 or via Twitter @MetCC