An eight-year-old girl has died after a Land Rover crashed into a girls’ prep school building in London, police said.
Sixteen people were treated for injuries following the collision on Thursday morning, including children and adults.
Police later confirmed that one girl had since died following the crash.
The Metropolitan Police said a woman in her 40s had been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.
A statement from the force said: “We can now confirm that sadly a child has died following an incident where a car collided with a building at a school in Wimbledon.
“We can also confirm that the driver of the vehicle, a woman aged in her 40s, has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving
“There have been further injuries and we await an update from the London Ambulance Service.”
Detective chief superintendent Clair Kelland, local police commander for south-west London, said: “This is tragic news and our thoughts are with the girl’s family and friends, and everyone affected today.
“We remain at the scene and are continuing our investigation into the full circumstances of the incident.”