Day: May 25, 2019

Nigerian Man Named As North London Fatal Hit And Run Victim

Detectives investigating a fatal ‘hit and run’ collision in Neasden have today, Saturday, 25 May released details of the victim.

He is Mr Yussuf Adebiyi, a 49 year old male from Neasden, London.

Officers were called at 03:09hrs on Monday, 20 May to reports of a road traffic collision on the A406, NW2.

Police, London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance attended and found an injured pedestrian.

49-year-old Yussuf, was pronounced dead at the scene.

They also released details of the cars sought in connection with the incident and named the victim.

Both vehicles police are wishing to trace are black 5 Series BMW’s with the following registrations: EX66 TZE and EX66 TZV.

It is believed that one of these vehicles will have significant damage to the front of the car including the bonnet and windscreen.

Any sightings of these vehicles should be reported immediately to police on 101 quoting CAD 699/20MAY19

Police continue to appeal for information and witnesses.

He sister said: “I have lost my only brother. He was a gentle giant who loved his music and I am going to miss him so much. I want the person(s) who did this to do the right thing and hand themselves into the police.”

Victim: Mr Yussuff Adebiyi

While officers are confident that they know the identity of the deceased, formal identification awaits.

His next of kin have been informed.

Two cars, both believed to be black failed to stop at the scene.

Enquiries continue to establish if the victim was struck by one or both of the vehicles.

Detectives from the Met’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit are investigating and are appealing for witnesses and people with dash cam footage of the collision to get in touch.

Anyone with information or dash cam footage is asked to contact officers by calling the incident room on 0208 246 9820 or police via 101 quoting reference 699/20May.

Alternatively, information can be reported to Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111 or visiting crimestoppers-uk.org.