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Fatal collision in Kennington
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Officers are appealing for witnesses to a fatal collision in Kennington on Sunday evening.
Police were called at 18:20hrs on Sunday, 11 January, to a car in collision with a moped in Kennington Park Road, outside Kennington Underground station.
The 40-year-old rider of the moped was taken by London Ambulance Service to a south London hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Police believe they know his identity but await formal identification and confirmation that next of kin have been informed.
Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit based at Catford are investigating.
The 41-year-old driver of the car - a Vauxhall Zafira - stopped at the scene. He was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.
Anyone who witnessed the collision, or the moments leading up to it, is asked to contact the Witness Appeal line on 020 8285 1574.