A ten-year-old girl has died after being hit by a car while walking on a street in Dartford

The victim was rushed to a London hospital following the crash, which took place shortly after 6pm on Saturday, July 10, on Watling Street, near the junction with Meadow Way,

She died on the evening of Monday, July 12.

A man in his 50s, who was driving a yellow Audi S1, was arrested prior to the girl’s death on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and driving while impaired.

He has since been bailed until Tuesday, August 3.

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 sciu.td@kent.pnn.police.uk