Avon and Somerset Police have released further details regarding the serious collision on Lansdown Lane in Bath yesterday afternoon, in which four people, including a young girl, died.
A Scania tipper truck lorry carrying aggregate was in collision with two pedestrians and several vehicles in Lansdown Lane, Bath, just after 4pm.
The lorry overturned onto a Volvo at the bottom of the hill.
A four-year-old girl from Bath, who was walking with her grandmother, was tragically killed at the scene of the collision.
Three men from South Wales, aged 59, 52 and 34, who were in the car, also died at the scene from their injuries.
A woman, who was walking with the young girl, remains in a critical condition in hospital.
Two other people remain in hospital with minor injuries, including the HGV driver. A man was discharged overnight.
Chief Inspector Norman Pascal said: “This is a tragic incident in which three men and a young girl have lost their lives and we’re carrying out a full and meticulous investigation to find out what happened.
“The tipper truck has been recovered and will undergo a full examination and our investigators will be carrying out further enquiries at the scene today.
“We have specially trained family liaison officers supporting the victims’ families to make sure they have all the help they need and are being kept updated on the progress of our investigation.
“We’d like to speak to anyone who was in the Lansdown Lane area of Bath around the time of the incident to come forward with any information, if they haven’t already spoken to one of our officers.”