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UPDATE: Man dies following collision in W1

News   •   Jan 28, 2017 04:21 GMT

A 76-year-old man has died following a collision with a moped in central London.

Police continue to appeal for witnesses after officers were called by London Ambulance Service at approximately 23:25hrs on Friday, 27 January to reports of a moped in collision with a male pedestrian in Mount Street, W1.

The collision occurred as the man attempted to cross the road near Scott's restaurant. He was taken to hospital where he died at 00:23hrs on Saturday, 28 January. His next of kin have been informed.

The moped stopped at the scene; the rider was not arrested.

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit based at Alperton Traffic Garage investigate.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, or the events surrounding the collision, is asked to contact the witness appeal line on 020 8991 9555 or via Twitter @MetCC.

Enquires continue.