Officers are appealing for information and witnesses after a five-year-old girl died in a collision in Stoke-on-Trent on Friday (1 April).
Police were called at 5.52pm on Friday (1 April) to Waterside Drive, Blurton, following reports of a collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian. Officers attended and the girl was found in cardiac arrest following a collision involving a grey Volkswagen Touran. Sadly, she was pronounced dead by paramedics a short time later. Her family are being supported by specially-trained officers at this difficult time. A 63-year old man from the Stoke-on-Trent area, arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, has been released on conditional police bail while inquiries continue.
Officers would like to hear from anyone who saw what happened or who may have relevant dashcam footage of the area at the time.
Anyone with information should contact Staffordshire Police on Facebook, Twitter or call 101, quoting incident number 546 of 1 April.
Alternatively, contact the collision investigation unit directly on [email protected] .
Members of the public are reminded to not speculate regarding the circumstances of the incident on social media while the investigation continues.