An 11-year-old boy who was run over in Orpington on Saturday has died.

Josh Osborne was rushed to an east London hospital on April 13 after he was hit on Court Road, near the junction with Goddington Lane.

He died in the early hours of this morning (April 17).

Police were called to the scene at 6.50pm on Saturday.

The driver, a 73-year-old man, was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and making off from the scene of an accident.

He did not initially stop at the scene, but came to a halt a short distance away.

The man was taken to a south London police station before being released under investigation.

Detectives from the Met’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit are asking anyone who witnessed the incident, or who has dash-cam footage, to contact police on 101, or tweet @MetCC, quoting CAD6316/13Apr.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD6316/13Apr.