Emergency services were called to Streatham High Road, by the junction with Mitcham Lane earlier this morning, following a fatal traffic accident between a pedestrian and motorcyclist.
The pedestrian, believed to be in his thirties, died at the scene, while the motorcyclist was taken to a South London hospital in a serious condition. No arrests have been made.
Road closures are in effect and local bus services are currently being diverted. Streatham High Road is currently closed to traffic. Police are advising motorists to avoid the area.
Police are looking for witnesses after an elderly man died in a collision with a van in Streatham.
85 year old Kaluarachige Kodituwakku was hit by a van near the junction of Streatham Hill and Telford Avenue on 22nd April. He was taken to St George's Hospital but has since died.
The driver of the van, a 37 year old man, was subsequently arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.
- Police have reportedly put up floodlights and tents in the gardens of neighbouring houses in Wyatt Park Road in Streatham
- The Met Police says a total of three addresses in London are being searched
Police are understood to be searching for chemical substances at a London property after two people were arrested under anti-terror laws. A 19-year-old man and 36-year-old woman were arrested in Streatham and Stratford.
Police have found a semi-automatic handgun along with a quantity of ammunition during a planned operation in south London. Detectives say the gun appeared to be a loaded.
Two men, aged 49 and 32 were arrested at an address in Streatham yesterday. Both are still in custody
Anyone with information should contact the investigation team on 020 8649 2419 or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
The police are appealing for information or witnesses to an attempted sexual assault in south west London.
The attempted sexual assault took place at around 11:45am on Monday in Streatham Common Southside.
The victim, a woman aged in her 30s, was walking from her parked car when a man approached her and stated that he had a knife.
He walked her into a quiet area of the common, pushed her to the ground and attempted to sexually assault her.
She managed to prevent the attack and immediately called police.
Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the man who is described as a white man, approximately 5ft 6 inches tall and of stocky build.
He has brown mousy hair and stubble and was described as wearing gloves, a hooded black puffa-style coat, a navy jumper, white t-shirt and black jeans.