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Man critically injured in north London hit-and-run

The junction of Seven Sisters Road with Amhurst Park Image copyright Google

A man was critically injured in a hit-and-run collision in north London on Christmas Day.

The man, 24, was on foot when a car struck him in Manor House near the junction of Seven Sisters Road with Amhurst Park.

He was taken to a central London hospital with life-threatening injuries after police were called at 19:07 GMT.

The driver of the light coloured car did not stop and drove away eastbound towards Tottenham, police said.

Det Sgt Chris Osbourne said: "We are studying CCTV footage and carrying out all appropriate checks on the car seen to be involved.

"I am confident we will trace the driver but would urge them to contact police right away regarding this incident."