Police appeal hit and run leaves pedestrian with "serious" injuries
12:00pm Monday 4th March 2013 in News
Police are appealing for witnesses after a hit and run in Clapham which left a pedestrian badly injured.
The incident happened near the junction of Poynders Road and Clarence Avenue on Thursday (February 28) at about 7.45pm.
The driver of a blue Mini failed to stop at the scene and the pedestrian was taken to a south London hospital with head injuries.
He the man, believed to be in his 40s, remains in a serious condition.
The vehicle was spotted later that evening in Helby Road, also in Clapham, and a 30-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of failing to stop at the scene of an accident.
She has been bailed pending further enquiries.
The man remains in hospital in a critical condition.
Officers would like to speak with anyone who witnessed the collision or saw the Mini after the incident, particularly when it was parked.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Road Death Investigation Unit at Hampton on 020 8941 9011.