Woman, 21, fighing for life after being knocked down by suspected drink driver in Cheam

A young woman is fighting for life in hospital after being knocked down by a suspected drink driver in south London.

Police and paramedics were called to London Road, near the junction with Garth Road, in Cheam at about 22.15pm on Friday to reports of a collision.

The woman, 21, was taken to hospital where she remains in a critical condition.

The driver did not stop at the scene but was arrested a short time later on suspicion of drink driving. He was being questioned in custody on Saturday.

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.

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