Woman dies after collision with lorry in Stockwell Park Walk, Brixton – Air Ambulance called

Written by on 27 November, 2013 in Crime, News, Uncategorized - 18 Comments
The air ambulance lands at the Stockwell Road skate park today. Picture by Gavin Springett on Twitter

The air ambulance lands at the Stockwell Road skate park today. Picture by Gavin Springett on Twitter

A woman in her 8os died this morning following a collision with a lorry in Stockwell Park Walk, Brixton.

Update: Lorry driver arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving

The Stockwell Park Road has now reopened after the accident which happened at about 11.30am at the back of the Brixton Academy, near the junction with Brixton Road.

Despite efforts of ambulance crews and the London Air Ambulance, the pedestrian died at the scene.

A spokesperson for London Ambulance Service told Brixton Blog that it sent an ambulance, single responder and the helicopter to the scene. She added: “Sadly one person, a woman in her eighties, was pronounced dead at the scene by a doctor from the air ambulance.”

A TfL alert reads: “Stockwell Park Walk has been closed at the junction with Stockwell Road.

“Traffic is being diverted via the bus lane towards Brixton Road. Northbound Brixton Road is slow moving with queues from Brixton Hill.”

Gavin Springett saw the air ambulance land near the scene, at Stockwell Skate Park. He Tweeted: “Just another day in #Brixton air ambulance by work @BrixtonBlog.” He also posted the picture on the right.

Another Twitter user, @Mr_Guwu, said he saw a woman being struck by a car and then a lorry, before the lorry stopped.

The fatal collision comes on a day that hundreds of police are stopping lorry drivers, cyclists and other road users to talk about road safety as part of Operation Safeway.

The Brixton Blog will continue to update this page.





About the Author

Tim Dickens is co-founder of Brixton Blog

18 Comments on "Woman dies after collision with lorry in Stockwell Park Walk, Brixton – Air Ambulance called"

  1. Felicia 4 October, 2014 at 4:57 am ·

    Write more, thats all I have to say. Literally, it seems as though you relied on the video to make
    your point. You clearly know what youre talking about, why throw away
    your intelligence on just posting videos to your blog when you could be giving us something
    informative to read?

  2. Angeles 22 August, 2014 at 9:38 pm ·

    Aw, this was an extremely good post. Finding the time and actual effortt to make a veery good
    article… but what can I say… I hesitate a lot and don’t seem too get nearly anythig done.

    My blog – reviews of Angel MedFlight [Angeles]

  3. I got this website from my buddy who informed me on the topic of this web page and
    at the moment this time I am visiting this site and reading very
    informative articles or reviews here.

  4. Nailers pneumatic 22 June, 2014 at 3:33 am ·

    I always emailed this webpage post page to all my contacts, because if like to read it afterward my contacts will too.

  5. Hi there, You have done a great job. I will definitely digg it and
    personally suggest to my friends. I’m confident they’ll be benefited from this

  6. Shane 11 May, 2014 at 7:27 pm ·

    I’m not that much of a internet reader to be honest but your blogs really nice,
    keep it up! I’ll go ahead and bookmark your site to come back later.

  7. design your own t shirt 10 May, 2014 at 1:06 am ·

    For the reason that the admin of this site is working,
    no hesitation very quickly it will be well-known, due to its feature contents.

  8. http://lusakavoice.com 7 May, 2014 at 12:44 am ·

    wonderful publish, very informative. I wonder why the opposite experts of this sector do not understand this.
    You must proceed your writing. I’m sure, you’ve a
    great readers’ base already!

  9. Nila 30 April, 2014 at 5:30 pm ·

    It is perfect time to make a few plans for the future and
    itt is time to be happy. I have learn this
    submit and if I may I wish to suggest you few fascinating
    issues or tips. Maybe you ccan write subsequent articles relating to
    this article. I wish to learn more things about it!

    Have a look at my web-site :: Keyword Advantage Reviews (Nila)

  10. telecharger pdf creator 22 April, 2014 at 6:11 pm ·

    It’s great that you are getting ideas from this post as well as from our discussion made here.

    My weblog telecharger pdf creator

  11. Keyword Advantage Bonus 17 April, 2014 at 5:58 pm ·

    I constantly spent my half aan hour to read this weblog’s posts daily along with
    a mug off coffee.

    My webpage – Keyword Advantage Bonus

  12. Commercial Garage Door Repair Farmers Branch 17 April, 2014 at 5:21 pm ·

    Unquestionably believe that which you said. Your favorite reason appeared
    to be on the internet the simplest thing to be aware of.
    I say to you, I definitely get irked while people
    consider worries that they just do not know about.
    You managed to hit the nail upon the top as well as defined out the whole
    thing without having side-effects , people could take a signal.
    Will probably be back to get more. Thanks

  13. www.angelapaloma.com 16 April, 2014 at 3:36 am ·

    Hi, i think that i saw you visited my weblog thus i came to “return the favor”.I’m trying to find things to enhance my web site!I suppose its ok to use a few
    of your ideas!!

  14. Lynell 26 February, 2014 at 5:15 pm ·

    Just wish to say your article is as astounding.
    The clearness in your post is just nice and i can assume you’re an expert on this subject.
    Fine with your permission allow me to grab your RSS feed to keep updated with forthcoming
    post. Thanks a million and please continue the gratifying work.

  15. Nick 27 November, 2013 at 5:45 pm ·

    Hi. Condolences to the elderly lady who was fatally injured today. I am an HGV driver myself and are working in and around brixton re-paving the footpaths. I drove past the incident not long after it happened. I believe a lot more can be done to prevent incident like this in and/or near busy town centres. For example… There used to be barriers in the central reservation of brixton road outside brixton underground station. These are now gone! …. Allowing anyone and everyone to cross between the stationary buses at the bus stops and the slow moving traffic beside them. I am forever in my front and side mirrors when passing this area as so many people walk out from behind buses without even looking when there is a crossing not even 30 yards away. I drive a 32 ton 12 wheeler so when negotiating my way past the parked buses whilst having cyclists passing one side and motorcycles the other, pedestrians crossing throughout that whole stretch just makes things harder than they need be! This is just one example but it is endless! More needs no be done in places like this to prevent pedestrians from J walking freely when there are so many large vehicles (buses and lorrys) trying to get through. Once again RIP to the lady. Unfortunately things need changing.

  16. Andrew Reeves-Hall 27 November, 2013 at 3:49 pm ·

    Deepest condolences to the families. RIP.

    A request to this blog: please call this a ‘crash’ or ‘collision’ not an ‘accident’ – for it rarely is a case of being an accident, the majority of causes are ‘failed to look’; one other request: shy away from pigeon-holing…Rather than ‘pedestrian’ say a person, or a person who was walking. Pigeon-holing detaches us from the reality that someone’s special someone lost their life.

  17. Siobhan Turner 27 November, 2013 at 2:36 pm ·

    It was closed again at 2pm as we came by on the bus. Apparently another accident.

Trackbacks for this post

  1. Extra, Extra | Londonist

Comments are now closed for this article.

%d bloggers like this: