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Appeal following fail to stop collision in Thamesmead

PUBLISHED: 17:27 05 February 2018 | UPDATED: 17:30 05 February 2018

The collision happened at Twin Tumps Way. Picture: Met Police

The collision happened at Twin Tumps Way. Picture: Met Police

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Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses following a fail to stop collision in Thamesmead.

Police were called at approximately 10.20am on Thursday, February 1 to reports of a car in collision with a pedestrian on Twin Tumps Way close to the retail park.

The 26-year-old pedestrian was taken by the London Ambulance Service to an east London hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

The driver failed to stop at the scene.

A car matching the description was later found abandoned on Belvedere Rood in Abbey Wood.

Det insp Elaine Crossinggum, attached to Greenwich Borough said: “We urge anyone who may have seen this hit-and-run to please come forward and contact police.

“The victim was crossing the road when the driver failed to stop and left this man in a critical condition.

“We believe he headed off in the direction towards Belmarsh Prison.”

Anyone who saw anything or has heard anything since is encouraged to contact police on 101 quoting reference 2303/1Feb. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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