Atlas Gardens Charlton van crash: Woman dies
Just after 10.30am on Tuesday (April 18), police and ambulance crews were called to the crash in Atlas Gardens.
A woman died at the scene shortly after they arrived.
The woman’s next of kin have been informed and family liaison officers are providing them and the family with support.
A post-mortem exam will be carried out in due course.
Detectives from Met’s Special Crime Command are leading an investigation following the incident and are urging for anyone with information to come forward.
Anyone with information can contact Metropolitan Police by calling 101 quoting CAD 9939/18Apr or anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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Detective Chief Superintendent Trevor Lawry, the local policing commander for south-east London, said: “This is a tragic incident and my thoughts are with the woman’s family and friends at this incredibly difficult time.
“A dedicated team of detectives are continuing to piece together what happened and they will remain at the scene throughout the day whilst they carry out these enquiries.
“Local neighbourhood officers will also be in the area to respond to any concerns you may have.”