Woman 'in her 50s' is killed in a north London horror crash

Woman ‘in her 50s’ is killed in a north London horror crash after being hit by a motorbike near a busy crossing

  • A pedestrian, woman ‘in her 50s’, has died after a collision involving a motorbike
  • Police are investigating after the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene
  • The motorcyclist has been taken to hospital, his injuries are not life threatening

A woman thought to be in her 50s has been killed following a horror collision with a motorbike in north London.

Police are investigating after the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Emergency services were called to reports of a collision involving a motorbike and a pedestrian on Holloway Road, near the junction with Windsor Road, in Islington, at 4.50pm this evening.

Passersby were seen rushing to the aid of the two injured, with members of the public reportedly administering CPR to the woman. 

Police guard the scene after a woman in her 50s was killed by a speeding motorcyclist in Islington, north London

The motorcyclist – a man (no further details known) – has been taken to hospital and his injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

A spokesman for Metropolitan Police said: ‘We are currently dealing with a serious collision at Holloway Road junction with Windsor Road.

‘A female pedestrian has sadly been pronounced dead at the scene. Please avoid the area as these roads will be closed for some time.’ 

Anyone with information is asked to contact police via 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD5364/19Oct.

Police carry out investigations on the scene. Roads remain closed with delays expected

Police and London Ambulance Service were called to reports of a collision involving a motorbike and a pedestrian on Holloway Road, in Islington, at 4.50pm this evening

A spokesman for Metropolitan Police said: ‘We are currently dealing with a serious collision at Holloway Road junction with Windsor Road’

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