Berkshire

Girl, 6, dies after being hit by car in Slough

Cippenham Lane, Slough Image copyright Google
Image caption The girl is thought to have been crossing Cippenham Lane when she was knocked down

A six-year-old girl has died after being struck by a car on a main road in Berkshire.

The victim is thought to have been crossing Cippenham Lane in Slough when she was knocked down at about 18:15 BST on Friday, police said.

She was taken to Wexham Park Hospital for treatment for serious head injuries but was later pronounced dead.

The vehicle, a white Volkswagen Passat, stopped at the scene. The driver has not been arrested.

Police have appealed for any witnesses to contact them.

The girl's next-of-kin are being supported by specially-trained officers, police said.

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