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Pedestrian dies at scene of Islington crash

PUBLISHED: 18:36 19 October 2020 | UPDATED: 14:54 20 October 2020

A woman died after a crash on Holloway Road. Picture: Steve Merrick

A woman died after a crash on Holloway Road. Picture: Steve Merrick

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A woman has died after a crash involving a motorcyclist in Islington.

A woman died after a crash on Holloway Road. Picture: Steve MerrickA woman died after a crash on Holloway Road. Picture: Steve Merrick

The Met Police, London Ambulance Service (LAS) and an air ambulance rushed to the scene of a serious collision at the junction of Holloway Road and Windsor Road at 4.50pm yesterday (October 19).

Two ambulance crews, three paramedics in cars, and a LAS incident response officer were at the scene within two minutes.

However, a female pedestrian, believed to be in her 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A motorcyclist was taken to a major trauma centre, but his injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

A woman died after a crash on Holloway Road. Picture: Steve MerrickA woman died after a crash on Holloway Road. Picture: Steve Merrick

At the time of the incident, Islington Police tweeted: “We are currently dealing with a serious collision at #HollowayRoad junction with Windsor Road, N7. A female pedestrian has sadly been pronounced dead at the scene.

“Please avoid the area as these roads will be closed for some time.”

An investigation around the circumstances of the incident is underway, and anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or tweet @MetCC, with reference CAD5364/19Oct.

A woman died after a crash on Holloway Road. Picture: Steve MerrickA woman died after a crash on Holloway Road. Picture: Steve Merrick

A woman died after a crash on Holloway Road. Picture: Steve MerrickA woman died after a crash on Holloway Road. Picture: Steve Merrick

The scene of a crash on Holloway Road. Picture: @TiggerThereseThe scene of a crash on Holloway Road. Picture: @TiggerTherese

Police and ambulance were called to a crash on Holloway Road. Picture: Steve MerrickPolice and ambulance were called to a crash on Holloway Road. Picture: Steve Merrick

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