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Teenage girl dies in London New Cross police car chase

A 13-year-old girl has died after a crash involving a car being pursued by police in south London.

Police said a Peugeot 308 and a Volkswagen Polo were in collision in Ilderton Road, New Cross. The Peugeot was being followed by a marked police car when the crash happened at 18:24 GMT on Sunday.

The BBC's Keith Doyle said the girl's parents and brother, who were also in the car, were also taken to hospital.

  • 07 Jan 2013