A pedestrian has died in a possible hit and run incident in Whyteleafe on Thursday evening (January 9).

The incident took place around 10pm on Thursday, near the junction between the A22 Godstone Road at the junction with Hillside Road.

Police said that road closures in the area were likely to be in place throughout Friday (January 10) as they investigated a possible collision.

"While there was not a vehicle at the scene, we are investigating whether this could have been a fail to stop collision," PC Gemma Morgan of Surrey Police said.

The pedestrian who died has not yet been named, while police said his family have been informed.

"Sadly the pedestrian, a 30 year-old man from Warlingham, was pronounced dead at the scene. His family has been informed," a police spokesperson said.

PC Morgan meanwhile urged anyone who might have information that could help the police investigation to contact them.

"Did you see a vehicle driving erratically in the area, or a vehicle which may have damage consistent with being involved in this collision? Please contact us as soon as possible," she said.

If you can help, call police on 1 (999 in an emergency) quoting PR/ 45200003550, or speak anonymously with Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.