A pedestrian was seriously injured when two cars crashed near Finsbury Park Station in the early hours of this morning (Monday, January 16).

Officers from the Metropolitan Police were called to Seven Sisters Road at the junction with Blackstock Road at 2.39am.

The pedestrian, a man in his late 20s, was taken to hospital in a critical condition. His family have been informed.

Two cars, believed to be an Audi and a Zip hire car, were involved in the collision. Both cars failed to stop at the scene.

Police are now appealing for witnesses, footage and information about the incident.

Officers from the Metropolitan Police's Roads and Transport Policing Command are investigating, and in particular, are asking anyone who has dashcam footage to come forward.

There have been no arrests at this stage.

Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to call police on 020 8246 9820 or 101 or contact via Twitter @MetCC. Please quote CAD501/16JAN

To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

Follow the Islington Gazette's live blog about the incident here