Dagenham Princess Parade recap: Road closed as woman dies after being hit by van

A woman has sadly died after being hit by a van on a main road.

Emergency services rushed to Princess Parade, New Road in Dagenham at around 11am this morning (August 5) with reports a pedestrian had been hit by a van.

The woman in her 70s was found injured at the scene and attended to by paramedics from London Ambulance Service and police officers. An air ambulance also reportedly landed at the scene.

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Despite the best efforts of paramedics, the woman was sadly pronounced dead at the scene at 11.53am.

Police confirmed earlier that enquiries are underway to notify next of kin and noted that no arrests have been made.

The road still remains closed this evening as police continue their investigations.

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