A pedestrian is fighting for his life after a crash involving a van in Balham.

A 37-year-old man was walking on Balham Hill, near Clapham South station, just after 9:00 am on Monday (January 7) when the collision took place.

London Ambulance Service rushed him to hospital with a serious head injury.

The Metropolitan Police say the patient's injuries are considered life-threatening.

The man’s next of kin have been informed of his condition.

The driver of the Mercedes van stopped at the scene and is co-operating with police. No arrests have been made.

Police have asked any witnesses or anyone with any information to call 020 8543 5157 or to anonymously ring Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.