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According to an Enfield Dispatch report, the fatal collision occurred near the junction of Green Lanes and Queens Avenue.

Police are appealing for witnesses and dash cam footage to help them investigate a fatal collision in Winchmore Hill on Friday 28th April.

At 6.43pm an 8-year-old boy was hit by a car in Green Lanes and later died in hospital.

According to a report on the Enfield Dispatch website, the collision occurred near the junction with Queens Avenue.

A report on the Evening Standard website includes eye-witness information from staff at the nearby Anokhi restaurant, who say that the boy's father collapsed at the scene.

Investigation launched after child killed in collision in Enfield

metropolitan police investigation launched

Detectives are appealing for witnesses and those with dash cam footage to come forward after a boy was killed in a collision in Enfield.

Police were called at 18:43hrs on Friday, 28 April, following reports of a collision involving a car and a pedestrian on Green Lanes, N21.

Emergency services attended. The pedestrian – an eight-year-old boy – was given first aid at the scene before being taken to hospital, where he later died. His family have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers.

The driver of the car stopped at the scene. There has been no arrest.

The Serious Collision Investigation Unit are leading enquiries and ask anyone with material or information that could help to call 020 8597 4874 quoting CAD 6124/28Apr23.

Alternatively call 101 or tweet @MetCC using the same reference.

To remain 100% anonymous contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Source: Metropolitan Police website

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Neil Littman posted a reply
04 May 2023 07:21
Hi, the early reports on the accident gave the wrong location. It actually happened at the junction of Green Lanes and Compton Road which is on the left side of the photo published. This was later corrected in the Enfield Dispatch and other news media.
PGC Webmaster posted a reply
10 May 2023 19:34

Following the death of 8-year-old Marigien, who was run over by a car at the junction of Green Lanes and Compton Road on 28th April, a fundraiser has been set up by Antonia Koublis and has so far raised £9,664 to help his family.

The photograph above, of a shrine to Marigien near the site of the collision, was taken by Maggie Westhead and posted to her account on Twitter.

In the Twitter thread, Maggie asks:

  • Why wasn’t the driver arrested @MPSEnfield?
  • Why isn’t Green Lanes - a densely residential area - a 20mph limit @EnfieldCouncil?
  • Why do we accept kids being killed on our roads?

In later tweets she writes:

Definitely cannot let this poor young boy’s death go without action. The roads around here are terrible. Something has to change.
I had an incident at that very junction with a Sainsbury’s van driver less than a month ago. It’s horrible to cross with kids. The wide junction encourages (selfish) drivers to have a sense of entitlement and drive quickly and aggressively in and out…
The depressing thing is I drove down Compton Road today and business as usual - an aggressive driver right up behind me trying to get past and I was driving at the 20mph limit on that road. How do we change that sort of selfish driving? I see it every day.

See also this report on the Enfield Dispatch website.
Darren Edgar posted a reply
11 May 2023 11:41
Society has sadly decided to just accept this kind of road violence. Just look at the people out there making excuses and blaming the cycle lanes/road layout/Council for this tragedy. Not the driver.