A woman in her 70s has sadly died after being hit by a van in Dagenham.
The collision happened shortly before 11am at Princess Parade on New Road.
Paramedics treated the woman for almost an hour before she was pronounced dead at the scene at 11.53am.
Police are still working to notify the woman’s family.
The driver of the van stopped after the collision, but no arrests have yet been made.
Roads in the area remain closed and a police cordon is in place.
Police vehicles earlier gathered where the fatal crash happened behind a cordon as the circumstances were investigated.