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Van driver bailed after three-year-old Olivia Langley killed in collision

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A VAN driver arrested after a fatal collision with a three-year-old girl in Croydon has been bailed. Olivia Langley suffered a cardiac arrest after the collision with a DPD courier vehicle in Woburn Court, off Wellesley Road, at 8.45am this morning (Monday). The collision occurred a few metres from the house where she lived with her mother, 29-year-old Louise Uffindell London's Air Ambulance attended the scene and the girl was rushed to St George's Hospital, in Tooting, only to be pronounced dead at 10.03am. A 36-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving and taken to a south London police station. This evening he was bailed to return pending further inquiries on a date in early May. DPD confirmed that one of its vehicles, a white Mercedes Sprinter panel van, had been involved in the incident. A spokesman added: "Staff from our Croydon depot have been at the scene helping police. "Our deepest sympathy goes to the family involved and we will continue to work closely with the emergency services investigating the incident." The collision is being investigated by officers from the Road Death investigation unit at the Met's Catford Traffic Garage. Anyone who witnessed the incident is urged to call 020 8285 1574.

Van driver bailed after three-year-old Olivia Langley killed in collision


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