Traffic through Balham has been brought to a standstill after a woman was hit by a car.

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at about 5.10pm this afternoon to reports of a car crash involving a pedestrian in Balham High Road at the junction with Elmfield Road.

Balham High Road has been closed both ways as traffic queues.

There is no update yet on the woman's condition but emergency services remain at the scene.

We will update the story when we have more information.