Pedestrian dies at scene of Islington crash

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

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

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

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

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

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


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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.”

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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 Merrick

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

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

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

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

The scene of a crash on Holloway Road. Picture: @TiggerTherese - Credit: Archant

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

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

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