WITNESS APPEAL: Woman killed in City Road in incident with lorry
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Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman pedestrian died in Shoreditch in an accident involving a lorry along City Road.
She was pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene soon after mid-day yesterday at the corner of Westland Place, outside Renaissance antique furnishings store. Her family have been informed.
The 44-year-old driver was arrested on suspicion of “causing death by careless driving while under the influence of drugs and drug driving”, Scotland Yard confirmed today. He was detained by police after the incident.
Witnesses or anyone with information is being asked to call detectives on 020-8991 9555 or via Twitter @MetCC. Information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800-555111 (crimestoppers-uk.org).