Six men and one woman died in the Croydon tram crash

Six men and one woman died in the tram crash in Croydon, south London, British Transport Police (BTP) said.

A force spokesman said officers were working with the coroner to identify the victims.

Work continues after a tram derailed (Steve Parsons/PA)
(Steve Parsons/PA)

The tram driver, a 42-year-old man, from Beckenham, was released on bail after being arrested on suspicion of manslaughter.

Investigators said the tram was travelling at a "significantly higher speed than is permitted" and are probing whether the driver had fallen asleep.

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