Cyclist killed in hit and run in southeast London

A cyclist has been killed following a hit and run collision in Deptford, southeast London.

Police and Paramedics responded to reports of a collision on the Childers Street junction with Rolt Street at approximately 4.15pm on Sunday afternoon.

Met Police have confirmed the man aged in his 50s sadly died at the scene of the collision.

Police believe he was in a collision with a Sliver B class Mercedes which was found abandoned nearby.

He had been cycling through Deptford in the east of the city when he collided with a vehicle.

The driver “left the car following the fatal collision and has made off,” a Metropolitan Police spokesman said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Catford Traffic Garageon 020 8285 1574, on 101 quoting CAD5060/3June or by calling Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111