Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision in Oxted involving a Tesco’s delivery vehicle on Sunday (June 2), in which a three-year-old child died.
Officers were called at 10.40am to The Hollies in Hurst Green, Oxted, Surrey, following reports of the collision, involving a Mercedes Sprinter box van. The child is believed to have been riding a skateboard at the time of the incident.
Emergency services, including ambulance crews and the air ambulance, were in attendance.
The child was taken to North East Surrey Hospital in Redhill but was sadly declared dead at 12.05pm.
A Surrey Police spokesman said: “We are appealing for anyone who saw what happened, or may have any dashcam or CCTV footage of the incident, to come forward as a matter of urgency. If you can help, please call us on 101, quoting incident reference PR/P19123167.”
Tesco has confirmed one of its delivery vehicles was involved in the incident. A Tesco’s spokesman added: “We are deeply shocked and devastated by this incident and are doing everything we can to support the police with their investigation.”