Cyclist dies in Deptford after hit-and-run crash


The junction of Childers Street and Rolt Street, DeptfordImage copyright
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Police said a silver B Class Mercedes was “abandoned at the scene”

A cyclist has died in a hit-and-run crash in London.

Police said they were called to the junction of Childers Street and Rolt Street, Deptford, at 16:14 BST following reports of a road traffic collision.

A cyclist in his 50s suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the driver of a silver B Class Mercedes “left the car following the fatal collision and made off”.

The Metropolitan Police said officers were working to trace the victim’s next-of-kin.

Road closures are in place and motorists have been advised to avoid the area.



Source : https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-44349311

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