NZer killed in London hit-and-run

A New Zealand man has been killed in a hit-and-run incident in London.

Karl Robert Jones (33) was hit by a car in Fulham Palace Rd about 2.25am on June 1.

London's Evening Standard newspaper said Mr Jones was treated by paramedics at the scene but suffered serious head injuries and died shortly afterwards.

No arrests had been made and inquiries were ongoing, the newspaper said.

Mr Jones, who was born in Te Awamutu, had been living in London for seven years.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade said it was aware of the accident and was providing support to Mr Jones' family.

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