Woman dies after being hit by cyclist in London's Oxford Street

Police are appealing for witnesses after an elderly woman died following a collision with a cyclist in London.

Police were called at around 4.30pm on Tuesday to reports of a road traffic collision on Oxford Street.

The pedestrian, a 73-year-old woman, was taken to a central London hospital with a head injury but died in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

The cyclist stopped at the scene and roads in the area were closed for several hours afterwards.

Metropolitan Police say they want to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident, or the moments leading up to it.

Officers are particularly keen to speak with anyone who filmed the collision.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit's witness appeal number on 020 8543 5157.

No arrests have been made and enquiries continue.