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Search continues for hit-and-run moped riders who killed pedestrian

Police have released CCTV footage of a moped rider and pillion passenger they want to identify and find following a fatal collision.

The incident happened shortly after 6pm on Tuesday, January 16, in Talgarth Road, Baron’s Court.

Ina Rodrigues, a 58-year-old woman, was crossing the road at the junction with Gliddon Road when she was struck by the moped.

Officers and London Ambulance Service were called to the scene and the woman was taken to hospital for treatment to the injuries she sustained but despite the efforts of medical professionals she sadly died in hospital on Sunday, January 21.

Ina’s family continue to be supported by specially trained officers.

The moped did not stop at the scene and CCTV captured the moment it was abandoned a short while later before the rider and passenger fled the scene on foot.

A still taken from a CCTV camera which recorded the moment when two men abandoned the bike they had been riding

Detective Constable Matt Jackson, from the Roads and Transport Policing Command, leads the investigation. He said: “Our investigation has managed to track the moped to where it was abandoned but we now need the public’s help to try and identify the two people who were on it at the time of the collision.

“Ina’s family has been devastated as a result of this collision and we need to provide them with answers as to what happened to their loved one. If you can help, please get in contact immediately.”

There has been no arrest and enquiries continue.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or who has information that could identify the people on the moped is asked to call 101 (24 hours) or the Serious Collision Investigation Unit witness line on 020 8543 5157 – please quote 6001718/24.

You can also provide information anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Pictured top: Ina Rodrigues (Picture: The Met)

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