A police investigation has been launched after an eight-year-old boy was killed in a crash.

Police were called at 6.43pm yesterday (Friday, April 28), following reports of a collision involving a car and a pedestrian in Green Lanes, Enfield.

Met officers and London Ambulance Service crews attended the scene.

The pedestrian - an eight-year-old boy - was given first aid at the scene before being taken to hospital, where he later died.

His family have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers.

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The driver of the car stopped at the scene. 

The Met confirmed there have been no arrests.

The Serious Collision Investigation Unit are leading enquiries and ask anyone with material or information that could help to call 0208 597 4874 quoting CAD 6124/28Apr23.

Alternatively call 101 or tweet @MetCC using the same reference.

To remain 100% anonymous contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.