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London horror: 13-year-old girl killed after car hits two teenagers in North London

A TEENAGE girl has died after a car hit two teenagers in North London last night.

A 13-year-old girl was taken to a north London hospital. She died shortly before 11pm last night. A second girl, aged 15, was shocked but not injured.

The driver stopped at the scene in Longmore Avenue in Barnet, according to the Metropolitan Police.

A 41-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

She was taken to a north London police station.

She was later charged.

Detectives from the Roads and Transport Policing Command are investigating.

They would like to speak to witnesses, anyone who has information about the collision and any motorists who may have dashcam footage.

The Metropolitan Police has asked anyone with information to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 020 8246 9820.

A spokesperson said: ‘A 13-year-old girl [Victim 1] was taken to a north London hospital where she died shortly before 23:00hrs that night.

“Her next of kin are aware.

“A second girl, aged 15 years [Victim 2] was shocked but physically uninjured.

‘”The 41-year-old driver stopped at the scene.

“She was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and taken to a north London police station.

“The woman was subsequently charged with causing death by dangerous driving.”

The Metropolitan Police, the London Fire Brigade and the London Ambulance service attended the scene.

London Air Ambulance was also deployed.

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