A woman has died after being run over by a lorry and then hit by three more vehicles in a suspected multiple hit and run.

The woman, who is believed to be in her late 20s or early 30s, was struck first as she crossed the road at a pedestrian crossing in Tulse Hill just after 6.45am yesterday.

Police believe she was then struck by another lorry and two cars in quick succession and none of the drivers stopped.

Paramedics attended the incident and notified the police. The woman was treated at the scene but was pronounced dead at about 7.20am.

Detectives from the Metropolitan police’s roads and transport policing command were investigating. Formal identification has yet to take place and officers were still trying to trace the victim’s next of kin.

Acting DS Alastair Middleton said: “I am appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision and the moments afterwards to contact us. I would also urge the drivers of all four vehicles to come forward and speak with my team.”

The Met said a post mortem would be held in due course.


Please support your local paper by making a donation



Please make cheques payable to “MSI Media Limited” and send by post to South London Press, Unit 112, 160 Bromley Road, Catford, London SE6 2NZ

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has encouraged everyone in the country who can afford to do so to buy a newspaper, and told the Downing Street press briefing recently: “A free country needs a free press, and the newspapers of our country are under significant financial pressure”.

So if you have enjoyed reading this story, and if you can afford to do so, we would be so grateful if you can buy our newspaper or make a donation, which will allow us to continue to bring stories like this one to you both in print and online.

Everyone at the South London Press thanks you for your continued support.

One thought on “A woman has died after being run over by a lorry and then hit by three more vehicles in a suspected multiple hit and run.

  • 13 December 2017 at 09:33

    I cannot fathom how this poor woman was killed by irresponsible drivers – on a pedestrian crossing!!!!!! And not one stopped!!!!! They should have to book thrown at each and everyone of them – but then our justice system is a joke it’s no wonder were living in a lawless society, thoughts and prayers to her and her family.


Leave a Reply to Georgina Green Cancel reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *