Baby dies after being hit by car at Hyde Park Gate

Police attend the collision scene
Image caption Anyone who saw the collision is urged to contact the Met Police

A one-year-old boy died after he was hit by a car in central London.

He was with a family member when he was hit by a silver Toyota Prius on Monday night at Hyde Park Gate, police said.

His mother was pushing him in a pram when he was hit by a cab in rush hour, the London Evening Standard reports.

The baby, who has not yet been formally identified, died in hospital at 21:50 GMT, and post-mortem tests will follow. The car driver stopped at the scene but was not arrested.

Anyone who saw the collision at about 18:10 GMT is asked to contact the Met Police.

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