Police are appealing for information and witnesses after a car failed to stop at the scene of a serious collision.

Officers were called at 4.35am on October 19, to reports of a man lying unconscious on Bexley Road.

London Ambulance Service and London's Air Ambulance also attended.

A 26-year-old man was taken to hospital with head and chest injuries.

He is currently in a critical condition.

The man was the victim of a hit and run incident, involving a silver Toyota Prius which failed to stop at the scene.

The car has subsequently been recovered nearby.

Enquiries are underway to trace the registered keeper of the Toyota.

Anyone with information and any witnesses that may be able to assist police should call 101 quoting CAD1278oct19.