Teenage girl killed after e-scooter collision in east London

The rider of the e-scooter, a girl believed to be aged 14, was treated at the scene but died from her injuries.

A schoolgirl has died after an e-scooter was involved in a collision with a van.

Emergency services were called just after 1.30pm today (Monday, March 21) to a road traffic collision on Green Street, Newham, east London.

The rider of the e-scooter, a girl believed to be 14 years old, was treated at the scene but died from her injuries.

Her next-of-kin have been informed and an investigation is underway.

The driver of the van is with police and has not been arrested.

A Met Police spokesperson said: “Police were called at approximately 1.35pm on Monday, March 21, to reports of a van in collision with an e-scooter in Green Street, E13.

“The rider of the e-scooter, a girl believed aged 14, was treated at the scene but died from her injuries.

“Road closures remain in place. Enquiries into the circumstances continue.”

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called at 1.36pm today to reports of a road traffic collision in Green Street, Newham.

“We sent an ambulance crew, an incident response officer and our Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) to the scene.

“We also dispatched London’s Air Ambulance. The first paramedic arrived at the scene in less than five minutes.

“We treated a teenager at the scene and took them to hospital as a priority.”

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD3212/21Mar.