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Appeal following fatal collision in Lewisham

News   •   Sep 24, 2017 13:13 BST

Detectives from the Roads and Transport Policing Command are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision in south east London.

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at around 00:45hrs on Saturday, 23 September to reports of a collision between a car and a pedestrian on Mayow Road, SE26, near its junction with De Frene Road.

The collision is believed to have taken place approximately 15 minutes earlier.

The pedestrian, a 44-year-old man, was taken to a south London hospital with head injuries. He died during the evening of Saturday, 23 September.

Next of kin have been informed, however we await formal identification.

A post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

The male driver of the car, a silver Vauxhall Corsa, stopped at the scene. He was not arrested.

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit at Catford are investigating.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or has any information is asked to contact them on 020 8285 1574