A man is fighting for his life after a car crashed into a tree in Grove Park.

At around 1.30am today (July 12), police attended the scene in Somertrees Avenue.

Ambulance crews were also called.

Three people - two men and a woman - were taken to hospital.

One man is fighting for his life.

Enquiries to establish the circumstances of the crash are ongoing.

A spokesperson for Met Police said: “Police were called at 01:22hrs on Wednesday, 12 July to reports that a car had collided with a tree in Somertrees Avenue, SE12.

“Officers attended along with the London Ambulance Service.

“Three people - two men and one woman - were taken to hospital.

“One of the men remains in a life-threatening condition.

“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances.

“Any witnesses are asked to call 101 quoting CAD 376/12Jul.”