Police launch Failed to Stop Probe after Man is Killed in London

A Man has died after a suspected hit-and-run collision in South East London.

Scotland Yard said officers were called to reports of collision with a pedestrian on Waldram Park Road in the early hours of Saturday morning (November 25th) at around 3.30am. The vehicle involved in the collision failed to stop.

The man was killed on Waldram Park Road, pictured, A black cap lays in the middle of the road and a white tent has been erected by officers


London Ambulance Service attended the scene, but the man, was pronounced dead.

Road closures remain in place around the site of the crash and motorists are advised to avoid the area.

No arrests have been made and police carrying out inquiries have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

A spokemans for the Met Police said: Police were called at approximately 02:52hrs on Saturday, 25 November to Waldron Park Road, Forest Hill SE23, following reports of a man found laying in the road.

Officers attended with London Ambulance Service colleagues and discovered a male, believed to be aged in his 40s.

At this early stage officers believe he was struck by a vehicle which failed to stop and then left the scene.

The man died at the scene at approximately 03:35hrs.

While officers believe they know who the man is, we await formal identification.

Officers are working to trace next of kin. A post-mortem will be scheduled in due course.

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit lead.

A crime scene is in place.

Road closures are in place. Motorists are advised to avoid the area.

Enquiries continue.

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