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Appeal for information after pedestrian left fighting for life following collision in Streatham

News   •   Aug 26, 2019 14:26 BST

Officers from the Met's Roads and Transport Policing Command (RTPC) are appealing for witnesses following a serious injury collision in Streatham.

Police were called at approximately 12:30hrs on Sunday, 25 August to reports of a car in collision with a pedestrian in Streatham High Road near the junction with Pinfold Road.

Officers and paramedics from the London Ambulance Service attended. The pedestrian, a male in his early fifties, was taken to a South London Hospital after sustaining life-threatening injuries.

He is currently in a serious but stable condition in hospital.

The man’s next of kin have been notified.

The car stopped at the scene. The driver, a 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and subsequently released under investigation.

Anyone who witnessed this collision but has not yet come forward is asked to call the dedicated RTPC Witness Line on 020 8285 1574, Tweet @MetCC or call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.