Woman killed in Cheam drink drive hit and run named as Rhiannon Hall

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Detectives have named a woman who died following a collision in Sutton as 21-year-old Rhiannon Hall from Surrey.

Police were called at approximately 10.15pm  on Friday, 16 October to reports of a car in collision with a pedestrian on London Road, near the junction with Garth Road in Cheam.

Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended.

Rhiannon, the pedestrian, was taken to a south London hospital for treatment but sadly died.

The driver failed to stop at the scene but was arrested a short time later on suspicion of drink driving. He was taken to a police station for questioning and has since been released under investigation.

Detective Constable Jenny Burr, from the Met’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, investigating, said:

“Our thoughts are first and foremost with Rhiannon’s family and friends at this truly tragic time for them.

“We are committed to establishing the circumstances of the collision and are still asking for witnesses and dash cam footage. Please come forward with any piece of information, even if you think it doesn’t seem relevant. You could help get answers for a grieving family and greatly assist our enquiries.”

Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 020 8543 5157, or call 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting ref CAD 8295/16OCT20.