Boy struck and killed by lorry in Elephant and Castle

A five-year-old boy was killed when he was hit by a lorry in south-east London.

Police believe Hichame Bouadimi, from Southwark, was walking with his mother when he tried to cross the road as the flatbed lorry approached.

The accident happened in St George's Road in Elephant and Castle at about 15:45 BST on Wednesday.

The lorry driver, 46, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and has been released on bail.

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