Two dead and child seriously injured after family hit by car in Kent

Leopold Street, Ramsgate. Pic: Google Streetview

Two people have died and a child has been seriously injured after a family were struck by a car.

Five pedestrians, who are all related, were outside a multistorey car park in Ramsgate, Kent, when they were hit by a black Alfa Romeo, police said.

A man in his 80s and a woman in her 30s died a short time after the incident on Wednesday evening, while a girl of primary school age was taken to a hospital in London for treatment.

A man in his 40s and a young boy also sustained minor injuries.

A 30-year-old man from Ramsgate was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and leaving the scene of a collision.

He is receiving hospital treatment for minor injuries.

Enquiries into the incident are still being carried out by officers.

Witnesses, local businesses with CCTV, and drivers with relevant dashcam footage have been urged to contact Kent Police on 01622 798538 quoting reference DS/DGC/090/22.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.