Search

Tributes left at scene of fatal Forest Gate car accident

15:37 24 April 2014

Floral tributes on Woodford Road where Andreas Elias was killed on Sunday Photo: David Mirzoeff

Floral tributes on Woodford Road where Andreas Elias was killed on Sunday Photo: David Mirzoeff

Archant

Tributes have been left at the scene where a 21-year-old man was involved in a fatal car accident in the early hours of Easter Sunday.

Floral tributes on Woodford Road where Andreas Elias was killed on Sunday Photo: David MirzoeffFloral tributes on Woodford Road where Andreas Elias was killed on Sunday Photo: David Mirzoeff

Flowers and notes in memory of Andreas Elias have been attached to a traffic light outside Zaga Super Store near the junction of Woodford Road and Dames Road in Forest Gate.

He was one of three patients treated by paramedics before being taken to hospital as a priority case.

Messages left at the scene include heartfelt notes written by Andreas’ mother and friends.

One mentions Andreas was due to be best man at his wedding, adding: “You left us too early but the laughs we had will last forever.”

A message written by Vicky Orgles, said: “He was loved by all who knew him. He left this world but he will be forever in our hearts.”

Another note, signed by several people, said: “It ain’t gonna be the same without you,” adding “You was too young to die, see you in the next life.”

Zaga Super Store owner Ali, who did not want to give his full name, immediately came down to the scene after being informed of the accident.

“When I came I was shocked but I couldn’t see anything because the police had blocked everywhere off,” he said. “It is very sad.”

Did you know Andreas Elias? Get in touch with your tributes by calling 020 8477 3893 or email janine.rasiah@archant.co.uk

Latest Newham News Stories

Emergency services outside Barking station respond to reports of a person on the track Picture: Zoah Hedges-Stocks

A person on the track has interrupted services as emergency services investigate.

British Transport Police
15:06
Elena Ciochina has been found

A man has been arrested after a 15-year-old girl who went missing from Newham six days ago was found.

Spain
West Ham are moving to the Olympic Stadium (picture: WHUFC)

If you’ve ever wanted to walk in the footsteps of some of your favourite sports stars, a behind-the-scenes tour at the Olympic Stadium offers just that.

Slaven Bilic
10:00
Swaminarayan House Temple followers took part in a charity bike ride starting in Newham

Hindu cyclists pedalled from temple to temple across the capital, raising more than £6,000 for a children’s hospice.

London

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read news

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 that one lucky winner will receive four sessions of free cleaning. Enter our quiz for your chance to win. All runners up will 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