Family of girl, 10, killed by Audi as she walked to park in Dartford are 'completely broken'

THE devastated family of a ten-year-old girl killed by a car as she walked to the park have been left "completely broken".

Little Lily was crossing the road in Dartford, Kent, when she was struck by a yellow Audi S1.

The youngster was was airlifted to hospital following the horror on Saturday.

Tragically she couldn't be saved and passed away on Monday.

Tributes have now flooded in for Lily on a GoFundMe page set up to raise money for her grieving family.

The page creator Nicole Lincoln said: "Our beautiful Lily was hit in Watling on Saturday evening and passed away on the evening of Sunday. Lily was the most amazing little girl so happy so loving so perfect.

"I'm setting up this page for her amazing mum her amazing step dad and her brothers and sisters that are all completely broken.

"This is to help them as a family financially as their lives are shattered.

"Please donate as little or as much as you can everything will help. Thank you".

'HEART OF GOLD'

Heartbroken friends and family have left a sea of floral tributes for Lily, who attended Brent Primary School.

One woman, who didn't want to give her name, described her as a "lovely little girl with a heart of gold".

Another local described how Lily was hit as she crossed the road while walking with her and her daughter to the park.

She said: "I'm still in shock. I've still got a hole in my head.

"At the moment I feel for the family.

"That little girl was with me when we crossed the road.

"She was knocking for [my daughter] and we walked over together.

"We've had to keep her off school because of what she saw."

Police launched an investigation with a man, aged in his 50s, arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and driving while impaired.

He has since been bailed until August 3 pending further enquiries.

Kent Police said: "Serious collision investigators are renewing their appeal for witnesses to a fatal collision in Dartford in which a 10-year-old child died.

"Officers would like to talk to anyone who witnessed the incident, saw the pedestrian or vehicle prior to the incident, or anyone who has any dashcam, doorbell or CCTV footage.

"You can call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01622 798538 quoting reference HW/LB/60/21. You can also email [email protected]".

 

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