Detectives are appealing for witnesses and information following a fatal collision in Crayford last night. 

Police were called shortly before 22:00hrs on Sunday, July 7 to reports of a car in collision with the central reservation on Thames Road in Crayford.

Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended. Despite their efforts an 18-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

His next of kin have been informed.

Detectives from the Roads and Transport Policing Command are investigating.

Detective Sergeant Jose Qureshi, from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “I am appealing for anyone who was in the area of Thames Road and who either saw the moments leading up to the collision, or the collision itself, to come forward.

“A young man has lost his life and we are working hard to piece together what happened.”

Anyone with information or who may have captured the collision on dash cam is asked to contact the witness appeal line on 020 8285 1574. 

Extensive road closures remain in place.

Enquiries continue.