Enfield crash: pensioner, 89, dies after being hit by car in north London

Ella Wills

An 89-year-old man has died after being hit by a car in north London.

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service shortly after 3.15pm on Wednesday to Drapers Road, Enfield, following reports of a road traffic collision.

Paramedics battled to save the pensioner but he died at the scene, Scotland Yard said in a statement.

The driver of the car stopped following the collision. He has not been arrested.

Pictures showed emergency services at the scene this afternoon.

The Met Police are working to inform his next of kin. Road closures are in place in the area.

A spokeswoman for the force said: "Police were called by LAS at 15:17hrs on Wednesday, 24 April to Drapers Road, Enfield, following reports of a road traffic collision.

"A car is believed to have collided with an 89-year-old man.

"Despite the efforts of paramedics, the man died at the scene.

"Police are working to inform his next of kin.

"The driver of the car stopped at the scene; he has not been arrested.

"Enquiries continue."