The man contacted police on Wednesday evening

Police have arrested a man following a collision that has left a pedestrian fighting for her life.

The 56-year-old woman was hit by a man on an e-bike on Tuesday, in Dalston.

Police have now arrested a 30-year-old man. The individual contacted the police at around 23:00 hours, on Wednesday.

Beforehand, the Metropolitan police had published an image of a man they wanted to speak to in connection with the incident.

The woman is in hospital, battling “life-threatening injuries”, her next-of-kin have been made aware.

Detective Constable Darren Case of the Metropolitan Police’s Serious Collisions Investigations Unit commented soon after the incident: “We need to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time. Did you see the cyclist before, during or after the collision? Maybe you are in possession of dashcam footage or filmed the cyclist on your mobile phone? If you did it is vital that you make contact with us.”

Officers are still appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Please contact the SCIU at Chadwell Heath on 020 8597 4874 or call 101 quoting CAD 5837/28 Aug.