A man is fighting for his life after a crash in Plumstead.

Emergency services were called to Plumstead Common Road shortly after 8am on Thursday (February 1).

Police said that a man was found injured at the scene and taken to hospital.

Today (Saturday, February 3), police have confirmed that the man remains in hospital in a critical condition.

Enquiries are ongoing.

On Thursday, the area was cordoned off a buses 51, 53, 386 and 658 were on diversion.

A spokesperson for Metropolitan Police said: “Police were called shortly after 08:00hrs on Thursday, 1 February to reports of a car in collision with a pedestrian on Plumstead Common Road, SE18.

"Emergency services attended.

"A man has been taken to hospital for treatment. We await an update on his condition.

"Enquiries continue."