Detectives have released an appeal after a collision between a Range Rover and a female pedestrian in Sutton left a woman in her 70s fighting for her life.

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at 10:05am on Wednesday, June 16, to West Drive in Cheam, south west London, after reports of a collision.

It is believed that a Range Rover was in a collision with a female pedestrian towards the eastern end of he road near the junction with Sandy Lane.

The woman, aged in 70s, was taken to hospital where she remains.

Her injuries have been classed as life-threatening, and her family have been informed.

The driver of the car stopped at the scene and is assisting police with their enquiries.

Met Police are now appealing for any witnesses or anyone with doorbell or dashcam footage to come forward.

Detectives from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit are investigating and want to hear from anyone who can assist the investigation.

Please call them on 0208 543 5157, or call 101/ tweet @MetCC ref CAD 2404/16 Jun.