A woman is still fighting for her life in hospital after a hit-and-run crash in Plumstead.

The incident between a motorbike and a pedestrian happened in Maxey Road shortly after 10pm yesterday (October 19).

Officers and London Ambulance Service crews attended and found a woman injured.

The 23-year-old was taken to hospital in a life-threatening condition.

A spokesperson for Metropolitan Police confirmed today (October 20) that she remains in a life-threatening condition.

The rider of the motorbike left the scene on foot before the arrival of police.

No arrests have been made following the incident.

Maxey Road was closed as the incident was dealt with but it has since reopened.

A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police said: “Police were called by the London Ambulance Service shortly after 22:00hrs on Thursday, 19 October to reports of a collision involving a motorbike and a pedestrian at Maxey Road, SE18.

“Emergency services attended.

“The pedestrian, a 23-year-old woman, was taken to hospital by LAS where she remains in a life threatening condition.

“Her next of kin are aware.

“The rider of the motorbike left the scene on foot prior to police arrival.

“There were no arrests.

“Road closures and diversions remain in place while enquiries continue.

“Anyone who witnessed this incident or has footage should call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0208 285 1574 quoting CAD 7607/9NOV.

“You can also report information via 101 or Tweet @MetCC. If you wish to remain anonymous you can speak to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”