Second girl dies after car crashed into Wimbledon primary school | UK News

8-year-old Nuria Sajjad has died (Picture: Met Police)

A second girl has tragically died after a Range Rover crashed into a London primary school earlier this week.

The second victim has been named as eight-year-old Nuria Sajjad.

A statement from her family said: ‘It is with profound sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved Nuria on Sunday, 9 July 2023.

‘Nuria was the light of our lives. She embodied joy, kindness and generosity and she was loved by all around her.

‘We would like to thank the efforts of the emergency services, all the extraordinary staff at St George’s Hospital, the parents of Nuria’s class fellows and staff of the Study Prep for all they have done to ease Nuria’s journey.

‘We request that our privacy is respected at this difficult time.’

16 people were treated at the scene and 12 were hospitalised after the car crashed into The Study Preparatory School in Wimbledon on Thursday.

Children and teachers were taking part in an end-of-term tea party when the crash happened.

The first victim of the crash, Selena Lau, also aged eight, was named on Friday.

Selena Lau was also killed in the crash (Picture: PA)

Her family said: ‘Selena was an intelligent and cheeky girl, adored and loved by everyone. The family wishes their privacy to be respected at this sad time.’

A 46-year-old woman who was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving has been released on bail until a date later this month.

She was also taken to hospital where her condition was assessed as non-life threatening.

It’s thought she may have suffered a seizure behind the wheel.

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