Appeal for witnesses after young girl dies in road collision in Stoke-on-Trent
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A young girl has died in a road traffic collision in Norton, Stoke-on-Trent, this evening (June 19).
We are appealing for witnesses to the incident which happened at around 7.15pm in Endon Road.
The girl and her father were reportedly struck by a car as they were walking along Endon Road.
Despite the best efforts of passers-by the girl, aged six, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Her father is being treated for injuries. The driver of the car is being treated for a head injury.
Inspector Lee Robinson, of Staffordshire Police, urged people not to speculate about the incident.
“We do not yet understand fully what has happened and so I’d urge people to avoid the area while we investigate and please not to speculate as to the circumstances.
“However, I would appeal for anyone who witnessed the incident, or may have CCTV or dashcam footage to get in touch and assist our enquiries.
“The girl’s family will be supported by specially trained officers and our thoughts are with them at this time.”
Anyone with information should contact us on 101 or via social media referring to incident 716 of June 19.