Wimbledon school crash: Girl, 8, dies after car hits building

Image caption: A gold-coloured Land Rover could be seen on school grounds surrounded by emergency responders

An eight-year-old girl has died after a car crashed into a primary school in Wimbledon, south-west London.

Paramedics treated 16 people for injuries after the Land Rover crashed into The Study Preparatory School in Camp Road at about 10:00 BST.

The driver, a woman in her 40s, has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

Worried parents had huddled at the police cordon, waiting for information, while emergency services worked.

The school is for girls aged four to 11 and located near Wimbledon Common.

Culled from BBC news


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