Pedestrian who died in West Hampstead collision is identified

13:22 13 November 2012

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A woman who died after a collision in West Hampstead on Saturday has been named by police.

Desreen Brooks, 33, of East Dulwich, was fatally injured after the road accident, which took place in West End Lane at 8.40pm.

A post-mortem examination will take place to determine the cause of her death.

A second woman, in her 20s, was taken by ambulance to hospital. Her condition is described as critical but stable.

The driver of the car, an 83-year-old man, was taken to hospital, and his condition is not life-threatening.

Anyone with information should contact police on 020 8842 1817.

No arrests have been made.

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