Nearly 5,000 people were injured or killed in hit-and-run crashes in London last year, according to new data.

The figure shows there is a hit-and-run crash every two hours in the city.

Last year 11 people died, 287 were left with serious injuries and 4,647 with slight injuries, in what has been labelled a hit-and-run “epidemic”.

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