60-year-old nearly killed in hit-and-run collision

Charles Harrison (02 November, 2021)

'The black SUV not stop' and police are requesting witnesses come forward


A 60-year-old man was nearly killed in a ‘hit-and-run’ on Monday near Nunhead station.

Police were called to the scene at 9:08pm on Monday November 1 after a black SUV  collided the man on Vesta Road, Brockley. The car did not stop.

The man is still in hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Detective Constable Louise Woodgate, from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “We are very keen to speak to anyone who was in the Vesta Road area at the time and saw the collision, or the moments leading up to it.

“We would also ask anyone in the area to check their CCTV or dashcam footage and to get in touch as soon as possible if you find anything that may assist our enquiries.”

Anyone with information can get in touch via 020 8285 1574 with CAD 7336/1NOV.


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