A man is due in court this morning accused of being behind the wheel of a car involved in a fatal hit and run over the weekend.

Mohammed Tariq Islam, 27, of Gibsons Hill, Norbury is due in Camberwell Magistrates Court today charged with causing death by dangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene of a collision.

At 5.45pm on Saturday a 59-year-old man was struck by a white BMW 5 series in Streatham High Road. He was taken to hospital but died later of his injuries.

The victim's next of kin have been notified but police are waiting to formally identify him.