New Appeal Over W12 Road Death

Ruby Childs, aged 89, killed on Oaklands Grove

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Police have reissued their appeal for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Shepherd's Bush.

They were called at around 10.20am Thursday, 23 December to Oaklands Grove, W12 after a van in hit a female pedestrian. The vehicle was reported to be a Marks and Spencer's delivery van. The van stopped at the scene.

The woman, who has been named as Ruby Childs aged 89, was pronounced dead at the scene. She resided on the road on which she was killed.

PS Pete Mosdale of the Road Death Investigation Unit said: "This was a very busy time of day and I am sure that there may be people who witnessed this incident. We would be very keen for them to contact the investigation unit so that we can ensure we have a full picture of the events that led to Ruby's death."

An Inquest was opened this morning at Fulham Coroner's Court.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact the Road Death Investigation Unit at Hampton Traffic Garage on 020 8941 9011.

January 5, 2011