A man has died after being hit by a police car.

A spokeswoman for the Met Police said: "At about 11.30am, a marked police vehicle responding to an emergency call was involved in a collision with a pedestrian on Western Road, Mitcham.

"The man, believed to be in his 60s, was treated by the London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance but was sadly pronounced dead at the scene."

The spokeswoman added that the next of kin are in the process of being informed.

The Met’s Directorate of Professional Standards has been notified

Road closures are in place as a result