Ramsgate: Car hits family, killing Israeli man and woman

A woman in her 30s and a man in his 80s have died in a suspected hit-and-run in which a child was also seriously injured.

A black Alfa Romeo hit five pedestrians, all from the same family, on Wednesday. The Israeli government said the two who died were Israeli.

Police were called to a multi-storey car park in Leopold Street, Ramsgate, at 21:35 BST.

The child, a girl of primary school age, was taken to a London hospital.

A man in his 40s and a boy of primary school age also sustained minor injuries.

A 30-year-old man from Ramsgate has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and leaving the scene of a collision.

He is also currently receiving hospital treatment for minor injuries.

Kent Police is appealing for witnesses, local businesses with CCTV evidence or drivers with relevant dashcam footage.

Restaurateur Marc-Pierre Campos, who arrived on the scene just after the incident, said: “It’s probably the worst thing I’ve ever seen.

“Paramedics got there…

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