Search

Two held after pedestrian dies in road accident in East Ham

08:13 05 February 2014

A pedestrian was killed in a road accident at East Ham in east London during the night.

The 35-year-old man died in Barking Road at the traffic light junction with High Street North at midnight.

London air-ambulance paremedics from Whitechapel were called in as an ambulance crew tried to save the man’s life, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two people in the vehicle involved left the scene of the accident, said police.

Two men were later arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, Scotland Yard confirmed this-morning. They were in custody and being questioned at an east London police station.

Police are waiting for formal identification before releasing the name of the man who was killed.

They are appealling for witnesses who may have been in Barking Road in East Ham at around 12 mindnight, or anyone with information, to call the Met’s Investigation Unit on 020-8597 4874.

0 comments

Latest Newham Stories

Yesterday, 09:00
Newham GPs are urging people to make an appointment if they notice possible symptoms of heart and lung disease

Doctors in Newham are encouraging residents not to ignore chest symptoms that could be signs of serious diseases such as cancer.

NHS
Saturday, July 23, 2016
Leyton Orient boss Andy Hessenthaler looks on (pic: Simon O'Connor)

Pre-season friendly: Leyton Orient 0 Charlton Athletic 0

Sean Clohessy
Saturday, July 23, 2016
The scheme is part of the £3.7billion regeneration programme for Canning Town and Custom House.

Plans to transform Custom House through a multi-million-pound redevelopment scheme have been given the green light.

Newham Council
Friday, July 22, 2016
Bradley Quaresma was 'always smiling'

Family and friends have been paying tribute to a man that was found dead in a Stratford park yesterday.

Friday, July 22, 2016
Police outside West Ham Lane Recreation Ground

A third person has been arrested following the death of a 20-year-old man in West Ham Lane Recreation Ground yesterday afternoon.

Friday, July 22, 2016
Allied Healthcare will not re-tender for home care services in Newham after the CQC found it had failed to improve its services in May. Picture: Peter Byrne/PA images

A home care provider has neglected to improve its services after failing a health watchdog’s inspection twice in seven months.

Care Quality Commission
Friday, July 22, 2016
Leyton Orient's badge outside Brisbane Road (pic: Play With A Legend).

Ex-Oldham Athletic ace will play his first home match at E10 and has discussed his role in helping improve the youngsters in the squad

Russell Slade
Friday, July 22, 2016
Irvingas Makasejevas, 40, who was today found guilty of murdering Edgaras Kondrotas.

A man who beat a complete stranger to death in a ‘brutal’ attack has today been given a life sentence for his murder.

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Which book character do you share cleaning habits with?

Whether you have more in common with put-upon Cinderella, emotionally turbulent Jane Eyre, or easily distracted Mole, you’re sure to appreciate four sessions of free cleaning. Enter our quiz for your chance to win. All entrants can get £10 off their first clean when making a repeat booking.

Read more
£15k prize bundle

Imagine having the opportunity to win an incredible £15,000 bundle of some of the most amazing prizes available. Well, for one lucky contest entrant that dream could soon become a reality because we at MyOffers are offering an incredible free prize bundle that will make even the most hardened person wild with excitement.

Read more

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Newham Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now