A man has died in hospital after being hit by a car in New Malden.

The 55-year-old, from Mitcham, was struck in Kingston Road just before 7am on Tuesday, March 10, at the junction of Wellington Crescent and Dunbar Road.

From Tuesday: Man in a critical condition after being hit by a car in Kingston Road New Malden 

He was taken to St George's Hospital in Tooting in a critical condition, but died of his injuries.

Medical crews, including a car from London's Air Ambulance, all attended.

Kingston Road was closed in both directions for several hours while police investigated, causing huge tailbacks between New Malden and Kingston.

A police spokesman said investigations were still ongoing and no arrests have been made.

The man's death means Kingston Road in New Malden has now seen two fatal incidents in a week. 

Colin Edwards, 51, died on Monday after being found on fire outside Clear House in the early hours of Friday, March 6. 

From yesterday: Two men still 'critical' over separate incidents across Kingston

Anyone with information or who witnessed the collision is asked to contact the Met’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 020 8543 5157.