Police are appealing for witnesses and information following a fail to stop collision in Hammersmith which left an elderly man with serious injuries.
Officers are specifically appealing for information to trace a motorcycle involved in the collision - it is described as a black Suzuki GSXR750 with a registration of WV57 GZE. The rider was described as a man, wearing black and white motorcycle clothing,
Police were called at approximately 16:45hrs on Monday, 21 May to reports of a collision involving a motorcycle and a male pedestrian in Fulham Palace Road, W6.
The collision occurred as the motorcycle was filtering down the offside of a line of traffic. The pedestrian, aged in his 80s, was attempting to cross the road and collided with the side of the bike.
Witnesses report that the rider appeared to be aware that he had collided with the pedestrian but instead of stopping he rode off, turning down Greyhound Road.
London Ambulance Service attended and the victim was taken to hospital where he remains - while his condition is not life threatening he remains in a serious condition. His next of kin are aware.
Anyone with information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 020 8543 5157 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
There have been no arrests; enquiries are ongoing.