Man in his 70s injured in Gospel Oak hit-and-run

PUBLISHED: 10:33 13 August 2018 | UPDATED: 10:34 13 August 2018

The man was hit by the Renault while crossing Mansfield Road on Sunday

The man was hit by the Renault while crossing Mansfield Road on Sunday


Police are investigating after a pensioner was injured in a hit-and-run on Sunday morning.

The man, in his 70s, was crossing Mansfield Road in Gospel Oak at around 10.35am when he was hit by a car.

After hitting the man, at the crossing near the junction with Estelle Road, the driver of the car didn’t stop at the scene.

The car is believed to be a light blue Renault.

The pedestrian was helped by members of the public. He refused medical treatment.

The area is covered by CCTV, with cameras further down the road.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, quoting 2823 of August 12.

Information can also be reported to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at

Do you know the man involved, or did you witness the hit-and-run? Call the newsdesk on 0207 433 0119 or email

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad. Coronavirus is one of the greatest challenges our community has ever faced, but if we all play our part we will defeat it. We're here to serve as your advocate and trusted source of local information.

In these testing times, your support is more important than ever. Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Hampstead Highgate Express