London Ambulance Service statement – major incident in Wimbledon on 6 July 2023
Chief Paramedic for London Ambulance Service, Dr John Martin said: ‘Our thoughts are with all of those involved in this morning’s tragic incident.
“At 9.54am we received the first of a number of 999 calls to a collision on Camp Road, Wimbledon.
“We dispatched multiple resources, including specialist critical care paramedics, London’s Air Ambulance and 15 ambulances. We declared a major incident and stood up a specialist operations centre.
“We treated 16 patients on scene. Sadly, one eight year-old died. We conveyed 12 patients to hospital.
“I would like to want to thank our staff who worked so hard and tirelessly whilst on scene, and also to the school staff and members of the public who helped in those early moments.
“Our hearts go out to all those involved in today’s tragic incident.”