Man Fights for Life After Garratt Lane Crash

Two teenagers arrested following collision involving two cars and a pedestrian

The approximate location of the collision on Garratt Lane. Picture: Google Streetview

A 29-year-old man is in a critical condition in hospital after being involved in a collision in Tooting.

Two cars collided and struck a pedestrian at 1.35am on Thursday, 27 October on Garratt Lane near the junction with Tooting High Street.

The injured man’s family have been notified.

Two 18-year-old men have been arrested on suspicion of causing injury by dangerous driving. One is also accused of drug driving. Both men identified themselves to the police as the drivers following the collision. Both were taken to a south London police station.

A scene was established to allow emergency access, this has since been lifted.

Detectives from the Met’s Roads and Transport Policing Command are appealing for information. If anyone has dashcam or CCTV footage, or witnessed the collision, they should call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit witness line at Merton Traffic Garage on 020 8543 5157.

Alternatively, you can call 101 or Tweet @ MetCC quoting 423/26OCT.

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November 2, 2022