Emily Hartridge Bio: She was a TV presenter, YouTuber and personal trainer from London. She has died after being hit by a truck while riding an electric scooter.
Emily Hartridge Biography
She was born in 1986 and died on 13 July 2019. Emily has died at the age of 36.
On her YouTube channel, she fronted dozens of videos about her life, including some with titles such as Top 10 Reasons People Have Sex and Should I Freeze My Eggs?
She met her partner, Jacob Hazell, a fellow personal trainer, in November 2018 and the pair moved in together in June.
She recently started a relationship with personal trainer Jake Hazell.
So far, no arrests have been made over the crash near her home.
A London Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “We sent an advanced paramedic, two ambulance crews, an incident response officer and two medics in cars to the scene, with the first of our medics arriving in under four minutes.
“Sadly, despite the extensive efforts of medics, a woman died at the scene.”
Transport for London and Wandsworth Council redesigned the roundabout in 2015.
This trialled the use of raised kerbs and separate traffic lights to keep cyclists and vehicles segregated at junctions, but concerns were raised that the new layout was too complicated.
A cyclist was killed at the roundabout in July last year after being hit by a bin lorry.
Death and Cause
Emily Hartridge, 36 died at the scene on the Queen’s Circus roundabout in Battersea on Friday morning, in what is thought to be the first UK incident of its kind.
Thousands of people have paid their tributes online, with Davina McCall saying she was “shocked”.
Miss Hartridge made her name on YouTube, with nearly 350,000 subscribers to her lifestyle, fitness and travel videos.
She moved into television, presenting a series for Channel 4 called ‘Oh S**t, I’m 30”.
A message on her Instagram page posted on Saturday morning told her 44,000 followers that she had been involved in an accident and had passed away.
Hi Everyone, it said.
This is a horrible thing to have to say over Instagram but we know many of you were expecting to see Emily today and this is the only way to contact you all at once. Emily was involved in an accident yesterday and passed away.