Female pedestrian, 34, and male biker, 40, are killed in smash on upmarket Battersea street near the River Thames
- The woman, 34, died from her injuries after the crash at 8.20pm on Friday
- The male motorcyclist, 40, involved was rushed to hospital but later died
- Police said they had been called to reported of a ‘seriously injured’ motorcyclist and pedestrian
- Did you witness the accident? Email Amelia.Wynne@mailonline.co.uk
A motorcyclist and a pedestrian have been killed in a collision in Battersea, south London, the Metropolitan Police have said.
The 34-year-old woman died from her injuries after the crash in south west London at about 8pm last night.
The motorcyclist, 40, was rushed to hospital but also later died.
Police rushed to Battersea Park Road (pictured) at about 8pm on Friday night after the horror crash
A police statement said: ‘At around 8.20pm on Friday, August 30, police were called to a seriously injured motorcyclist and pedestrian in Battersea Park Road, SW11.
‘Officers attended along with London Ambulance Service.
‘The pedestrian – a 34-year-old woman – died as a result of her injuries.
‘The rider of the motorcycle – a 40-year-old man – was taken to hospital, where he died shortly after arrival.
‘Officers believe they know the identity of both the man and the woman. They are in the process of notifying next of kin.
‘Post-mortem examinations and formal identification will be arranged in due course.’
Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to call officers at Merton traffic garage on 020 8543 5157.
Officers are also looking to hear from anyone who may have dashcam footage that would assist their investigation.