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Hit and run in New Kent Road

London SE1 website team

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a hit and run collision in New Kent Road on Tuesday night.

At about 6.30pm on Tuesday 1 November at the junction of New Kent Rd and Balfour Street a vehicle was in collision a woman pedestrian.

The woman – who lives locally and is aged 74 – suffered a broken foot. She was taken by ambulance to St Thomas' Hospital where her condition is understood to be comfortable.

The vehicle – travelling towards the Elephant and Castle – did not stop at the scene.

It is believed it may have been a gun-metal grey Renault people-carrier. We have no description at present of the driver.

Anyone who can assist is asked to contact the Collision Investigation Unit at Catford on 020 8285 1574; if you wish to remain anonymous please call Crimestoppers 0800 555 111.

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