Kensington hit and run: Man, 81, killed in collision

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Image caption Police responded to reports of a collision on Hammersmith Road, at the junction with Edith Road.

An elderly man was killed in a hit and run incident in west London.

The 81-year old, who has not been named, was struck in Hammersmith Road, Kensington, on Saturday night.

Emergency Services took him to a London hospital just after 21.30 GMT, where he died in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Officers later found the car, a silver BMW 5 Series, abandoned nearby. No arrests have been made.

A Scotland Yard spokesman said officers are "particularly keen to speak with anyone who saw the car being abandoned".

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