Elderly couple killed in crash with van being pursued by police

A man and woman in their 70s have died after the car they were in was hit by a Ford Transit van which was being pursued by police.

Scotland Yard said police officers spotted a van being “driven erratically at speed” which failed to stop.

The vehicle collided with a Citroen C3 on Footscray Road, Eltham, at just after midnight on Saturday.

Fatal collision following police pursuit in Greenwich https://t.co/hUZ90NV9ai pic.twitter.com/TqlHACXpLM ...
source: Your Local Guardian

2019-02-23 09:23
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