Tulse Hill pedestrian dies after being hit by four separate vehicles - none of which stopped

None of the four cars stopped at the scene

None of the four cars stopped at the scene

Monday, December 11, 2017

Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a woman was hit by four separate vehicles in Tulse Hill, south London.

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at 6.48am this morning (Monday December 11) after a reports of a woman injured after a road traffic collision on Norwood Road, which runs between Tulse Hill and Herne Hill railways stations.

The female pedestrian, who is believed to be aged in her late 20s to early 30s, was treated at the scene. Sadly, she was pronounced dead at 7.21am.

Officers have established that the woman was struck by an HGV as she crossed the road at a pedestrian crossing. The driver failed to stop at the scene.

Officers believe that the woman was subsequently struck by a second lorry and two cars. Again, none of the drivers stopped.

Detectives from the Met's Roads and Transport Policing Command are investigating. Formal identification is yet to take place and enquiries to trace next of kin are ongoing, with a post-mortem examination to held in due to course.

Acting Detective Sergeant Alastair Middleton, said: "I am appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision and the moments afterwards to contact us. I would also urge the drivers of all four vehicles to come forward and speak with my team."

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit at Merton on 020 8543 5157 or via @MetCC