Officers investigating a road traffic collision in New Malden are appealing for witnesses to come forward.
Police were called at 11.24pm by LAS on Monday, 13 August to reports of a collision at Coombe Road, New Malden.
Officers, London Ambulance Service [LAS] and London’s Air Ambulance attended.
At the scene a 21-year-old female pedestrian had been in collision with a vehicle.
Despite the efforts of medics, the injured woman was pronounced dead at the scene at 12.16am.
Her next of kin have been informed.
The 27-year-old driver of the vehicle was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.
He was taken to a south London police station for questioning and has since been released under investigation.
Officers from the Met’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit [SCIU] are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with dash cam footage to contact their incident room on 0208 543 5157, or call 101 quoting CAD 8304/13AUG.