21-year-old Jamal Bonsu has been charged with death by dangerous driving following the death of 48-year-old Robert Alker in Old Kent Road earlier this year.
Two cars collided in Old Kent Road near the Albany Road junction in the early hours of Sunday 24 March.
Mr Alker, who was driving a SAAB 9000, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Mr Bonsu, of Deptford, will appear at Camberwell Green Magistrates' Court on Wednesday 11 December.
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