A six-year-old girl was killed in a horror crash yesterday after being hit by a car as she attempted to cross a road in Slough.

Emergency services raced to Cippenham Lane at 6.17pm after the young primary school pupil was hurt in a crash with a white Volkswagen Passat.

She suffered serious head injuries and was taken to Wexham Park Hospital for treatment but tragically died.

Her next of kin are being supported by specially trained officers, detectives have revealed today.

No arrests have been made and an investigation into the incident is taking place.

Investigating officer, Sergeant Darren Brown, of the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “This was a tragic incident in which a six-year-old girl has died.

“Her next of kin are being supported by specially trained officers and our thoughts are with them at this time.

“I would like to speak to anyone who was driving in the area at the time, or who saw this incident or who has any dash cam footage.

“If you have any details which you think could help our investigation, please call the Thames Valley Police non-emergency number on 101, quoting reference 1003 (26/10).”