Police are appealing for the occupants of a white van who may have witnessed a fatal crash in Woolwich to contact them.

Officers were called at 10.15pm on December 11 to reports a man had been hit by a car in Woolwich Road.

A 52-year-old man was taken to a south London hospital where he sadly died shortly after 3am.

The car involved in the crash stopped at the scene but now police are appealing to talk to the occupants of a white van driving along Woolwich Road at the same time.

Police believe they are important witnesses and are urging them to call the investigation unit on 020 8285 1574.