Mum killed and baby fighting for life as she’s hit by car while crossing road

A mother has died and her eight-month-old boy is in hospital after being hit by a car as they crossed a road. The woman, believed to be in her 20s, was pushing a pram when they were hit in Anerley, south London, last night. The boy is in a serious condition after suffering from life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the car that is believed to have hit them was also taken to hospital for non-life-threatening injuries and is helping police with their inquiries. A police spokesman said: ‘A car was found to have been involved in a collision with a mother and a baby in a pram.

‘Despite the efforts of officers and paramedics, the mother, believed to be in her 20s, was declared dead at the scene ‘The baby has been taken to hospital. His injuries have been assessed as life-threatening. Road closures have been put in place. ‘The driver of the car, who stopped at the scene, has been taken to hospital. His injuries are non life-threatening.’

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