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Image caption, The woman was found dead after officers and paramedics were called to Cheyne Walk, the Met said

A woman and three dogs have died after being hit by a car in London.

The Metropolitan Police said officers and paramedics were called to Cheyne Walk in Chelsea at about 06:20 BST.

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A 41-year-old woman was found dead at the scene and the three dogs “died as a result of injuries suffered in the collision”, the force said.

A 26-year-old man who was driving an Audi involved in the incident has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

A crime scene has been put in place and police advised motorists to avoid the area.

The force has appealed for anyone with information or dashcam footage to contact officers.

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