An elderly pedestrian has died after being involved in a collision with a cyclist.

The 81-year-old man died on Sunday after the incident outside the Poppy Factory, in Petersham Road, last Thursday morning.

The man, who has not yet been named, was airlifted to the Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel, suffering a suspected head injury.

He died at 10.10am three days later, a Metropolitan Police spokesman said.

Police were called at 11.55am last Thursday following reports of a collision between a man and a cyclist.

Officers closed off the A307 Petersham Road in the southbound direction following the incident.

The 41-year-old cyclist suffered minor injuries and was treated at St George’s Hospital, before being discharged.

The spokesman confirmed no arrests had been made and said investigations were ongoing.

Anyone with information should call the Hampton Traffic Garage on 020 8941 9011.