A 21-year-old woman has been hospitalised after being run over in Cheam on Friday.

Police were called to reports of a car in collision with a pedestrian on London Road, near the junction with Garth Road at around 10.15 pm on October 16. 

London Ambulance Service raced to the scene and took the woman to a south London hospital, where she remains in a critical condition. 

The driver failed to stop at the scene but was arrested a short time later on suspicion of drink driving.

He was taken to a police station for questioning and remains in custody at this time.

Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0208543 5157, or call 101/ tweet @MetCC ref CAD 8295/16OCT20.