Man arrested after a woman dies in Hendon crash

A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a woman was fatally struck by a car in north London.

The woman, in her 40s, was knocked down by a car on the A5 in West Hendon on Sunday.

Police were called to the scene just before 06:00 GMT.

The driver of the car - a Mercedes C Class - failed to stop at the scene, the Metropolitan Police said.

The man has been bailed to return in April.

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