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City Road death: Police make arrest over lorry crash that killed pedestrian

PUBLISHED: 13:12 18 September 2017 | UPDATED: 15:50 18 September 2017

The scene of the crash in City Road. Picture: @999London

The scene of the crash in City Road. Picture: @999London

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A woman has died after being hit by a lorry in City Road near Moorfields Eye Hospital.

City Road is closed near Old Street. Picture: @999LondonCity Road is closed near Old Street. Picture: @999London

Police were called at 12.20pm to the junction with Westland Place and medics fought to save the pedestrian, but she was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road has been taped off between Old Street roundabout and Bath Street.

The lorry driver stopped at the scene. One person has been arrested, Scotland Yard confirmed.


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