Streatham bus stop death: Man charged with causing death by dangerous driving

10:45 28 December 2012

Veronica Vanessa Chango-Alvarez, 31, died in Steatham High Road. Picture: Met Police

Veronica Vanessa Chango-Alvarez, 31, died in Steatham High Road. Picture: Met Police

Archant

A man has been charged following the death of a woman in Streatham.

Veronica Vanessa Chango-Alvarez was in Streatham High Road when the accident happened early on December 22.

Ms Chango-Alvarez was pronounced dead at the scene. The 31-year-old was staying at her mother’s home in Streatham High Road.

A post mortem examination at Greenwich Mortuary gave cause of death as multiple injuries.

Her brother Kevin Raul Chango-Alvarez said earlier in a statement: “My family has had its heart torn out, at this Christmas time, we will never be the same again.

“On Friday night we were together as a family with Veronica meeting her newly born nephew and preparing for Christmas. I last saw her alive as she left to go to work on Saturday morning, but moments later I was holding her hand as she passed away in the street. We as a family are devastated at our loss.”

Another man was critically injured in the accident.

Nathan Davis, 27, of Normanton House, Clapham, was charged last night with death by dangerous driving and GBH.

He is due to appear in custody at Camberwell Magistrates’ Court today.

Sign up for our news alerts today!

Our editors' picks for the day's top news delivered to your inbox or phone.

Sign up for email alerts Sign up for mobile alerts
1
2 3 4 5 6
7

Latest London news

Friday, April 17, 2015
The closure of the Black Cap pub came quickly after it was awarded a protected status (Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

The heartbroken partner of a doctor who committed suicide after coming out to his parents will walk the 130 miles from London to Birmingham in his fiancee’s memory.

Friday, April 17, 2015
Do you recognise this man? British Transport Police want to speak to him [Photo by British Transport Police]

Police are trying to identify a man they believe pretended to be asleep as he groped a woman on a late night train from Paddington to Oxford.

Friday, April 17, 2015
Lifeboat crews arrived to find the barge sinking into the River Thames [Photo by RNLI Teddington]

The Boat Restaurant has sunk to the bottom of the River Thames after the pontoon it was moored on in Richmond failed and it was dragged under by the rising tide.

Friday, April 17, 2015
British Transport Police would like to speak to this man in connection with the assault on the west London tram [Photo from British Transport Police]

A 17-year-old girl was sexually assaulted on a London tram travelling between Belgrave Walk and Wimbledon.

Friday, April 17, 2015
Smoke coming from the fire of the Great Portland Street building [Photo by Tom Johns]

Firefighters rushed to Great Portland Street when the roof of a building caught fire, coughing up thick black smoke for passers-by to see.

What is this?

Near You Now

Don't Miss...