Pedestrian fighting for his life following Stoke Newington car crash

Police are warning Hackney residents to take extra care against bogus callers

Police are warning Hackney residents to take extra care against bogus callers - Credit: Archant

A pedestrian is seriously ill in hospital after after being hit by a car and sustaining a head injury in in Brooke Road, Stoke Newington yesterday.

The 55-year-old man pedestrian was taken to hospital following the collision with a silver Vauxhall Astra in Brooke Road, near Stoke Newington High Street at around 7.20pm.

The driver stopped at the scene and was not arrested.

Police are now appealing for witnesses.

Anyone with information should call 020 8597 4874 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.