One man has been injured after a car crashed into a lamppost in Bexley earlier today.

Police were called to the roundabout in Bourne Road near Hall Place and Beths Grammar School shortly before 12.30pm.

Paramedics and an air ambulance crew also attended.

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A Met spokeswoman said: "It is believed the driver of the car and another man fled the scene.

"Another male passenger was injured and taken to a nearby hospital where his injuries were declared not to be life-changing or life-threatening.

"No arrests have been made; enquiries continue."

A spokeswoman for the London Ambulance Service said that the man was treated at the scene for a head injury and was taken to a major trauma centre as a priority.