An 11-year-old girl has died of her injuries after she was hit by a car in Eltham last Tuesday (February 5).

Police have named Emmie Huang as the casualty following the collision on Westmount Road.

A Met Police spokesman said: "Police were called by London Ambulance Service at 4.42pm on Tuesday, February 5, to Westmount Road, junction with Elibank Road in Eltham, following reports of a road traffic collision.

"Officers attended and found 11-year-old Emmie Huang who had been in collision with a car. Emmie was taken by London's Air Ambulance to a central London hospital where despite the efforts of medical professionals, she sadly died from her injuries on Friday, February 8."

Police said the driver of the car stopped at the scene of the crash, but was not arrested and has been assisting police with their investigation.

Emmie’s family has asked that their privacy be respected at this difficult time.

Anyone with information, dashcam or mobile phone footage is asked to call the Met's Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0208 285 1574 referencing CAD 5097/5 Feb.