A 14-year-old girl has sadly died after a crash involving a van whilst riding an e-scooter in London.
Met Police confirmed that the girl died at the scene. The incident happened at Green Street, Newham.
Officers were called out to reports of the crash at around 1.35pm.
A spokesperson for Met Police said: “The rider of the e-scooter, a girl believed aged 14, was treated at the scene but died from her injuries. Next of kin have been informed.
“The driver of the van is with police – he has not been arrested. Road closures remain in place.”
Witnesses and anyone with information are to contact 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD3212/21Mar.