Cyclist dies in Deptford after hit-and-run crash
A cyclist has died in a hit-and-run crash in London.
Police said they were called to the junction of Childers Street and Rolt Street, Deptford, at 16:14 BST following reports of a road traffic collision.
A cyclist in his 50s suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police said the driver of a silver B Class Mercedes "left the car following the fatal collision and made off".
The Metropolitan Police said officers were working to trace the victim's next-of-kin.
Road closures are in place and motorists have been advised to avoid the area.