A five-year-old girl is killed in a crash at Stoke-on-Trent housing development – as police arrest a 63-year-old man
A five-year-old girl is killed in a crash in the housing development of Stoke-on-Trent – as police officers arrest a 63-year-old man on suspicion of causing the death by dangerous driving
- Officials would like to hear from anyone with dashcam footage of the Blurton area
- Stoke-on-Trent man, 63, has been arrested on suspicion of ’cause of death as a result of dangerous driving’ and has been released on conditional bail while the investigation continues
- The five-year-old girl died after being hit by a car and suffering cardiac arrest
Police are wanting to hear witnesses after a five-year-old girl died after being hit by a car.
Staffordshire Police said officers were called to Waterside Drive, Blurton, Stoke-on-Trent at 5.52pm on Friday to receive reports of an accident involving a vehicle and a child.
The girl was found in cardiac arrest after being hit by a gray Volkswagen Touran.
She was pronounced dead by paramedics a short time later.
Police arrested a 63-year-old man on suspicion of “causing death by dangerous driving”. He was released on conditional bail
Police would like to hear from anyone who saw what happened or has potentially relevant dashcam footage of the area at the time
A 63-year-old Stoke-on-Trent-area man arrested on suspicion of causing the death by dangerous driving has been released on conditional police bail while the investigation continues.
Police said officers would like to hear from anyone who saw what happened or who may have relevant dashcam footage of the area at the time.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Staffordshire Police via Facebook or Twitter or call 101 quoting incident number 546 from April 1.
Police would like to remind the public not to speculate about the circumstances of the incident on social media while the investigation is ongoing.
The girl’s relatives have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officials.