Young woman killed by car 'travelling at speed' in south London

She was struck by a car “travelling at speed” in the early hours of Saturday morning, and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives believe a dark-coloured VW – possibly a Golf – was involved.

Police were called to the junction of Brixton Hill and Dumbarton Road at about 12.30am.

The force said: “The driver of the vehicle, which was travelling at speed, did not stop at the scene and enquiries are under way to trace it.”

A spokesman added that the car involved “may have sustained damage to the bonnet” as a result of the incident.

:: Any witnesses or people with information that could assist investigators were asked to call 101 ref CAD 183/12 Jan.

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