Girl killed by mother parking at Hounslow West tube

Bolutito Shodipe Bolutito Shodipe was struck by her mother's car outside Hounslow West station

A six-year-old girl died after she was struck by a car being driven by her mother.

Bolutito Shodipe was hit by the car, which her mother was parking outside Hounslow West Tube station, at about 09:40 BST on Wednesday.

Attempts were made to resuscitate her at the scene but she was later pronounced dead at hospital.

A statement from Bolutito's family said they were "coming to terms with this terrible accident".

The family, from Hayes in west London, added: "Bolutito was our eldest daughter and no-one could have asked for a better daughter.

"She was a beautiful, well behaved girl who loved ballet and who will be sorely missed by all of us."

Det Ch Insp Iain Miller, from British Transport Police, said: "It is clear that both mother and child arrived together in the car park and the accident occurred during a parking manoeuvre."

Police are investigating the incident.

More on This Story

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC London

Weather

London

19 °C 11 °C

Features

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.