An elderly woman died after being hit by a car.

She was hit at the Whitmore Road junction of Bessborough Road and was pronounced dead at the sceme at 11.38am.

The Metropolitan Police were called to the scene by the London Ambulance Service at 10.43am and London Air Ambulance also attended.

No arrests have been made and police are appealing to any witnesses to come forward as they continue with their investigations.

Reports state that the car involved stopped at the scene.

Officers are informing the next of kin and a post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

Anyone with information is asked to call 020 8991 9555 or contact the police via Twitter @MetCC.