Police have closed off Great Cambridge Road and junction of White Hart Lane in North London following an incident after a vehicle failed to stop and struck a man. He was thrown up in the air like a rag doll said workers at the near by Kebab shop on the junction.
Paramedics treated the man at the scene and he has has been rushed to hospital.
A spokesman for the Met Police said :Officers were called by LAS at 9.12pm on Monday, 13 January to Great Cambridge Road, junction with White Hart Lane, N17, following reports of a road traffic collision involving a car and a pedestrian.
Officers attended and found a man, believed to be aged in his 40s.
He was taken to an east London hospital; his injuries are being treated as life-threatening at this stage.
The car involved did not stop at the scene; enquiries to locate it are ongoing.
Road closures are in place.
Anyone with information or who witnessed the incident should call 101 ref CAD 7244/13 Jan.