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Cyclist in critical condition after suspected hit and run in Forest Gate

PUBLISHED: 09:03 24 July 2020 | UPDATED: 15:35 24 July 2020

A cyclist from Romford has died following a collision with a car at the junction of Romford Road and Crosby Road in Forest Gate. Picture: Google

A cyclist from Romford has died following a collision with a car at the junction of Romford Road and Crosby Road in Forest Gate. Picture: Google

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A cyclist was rushed to hospital in a critical condition after a suspected hit and run in Forest Gate.

Police were called to reports of a collision between a car and cyclist in Romford Road, at its junction with Crosby Road, at 3.19am today (Friday, July 24).

Police say the driver of the car - a grey Audi - did not stop at the scene.

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The cyclist, a man aged in his 30s, was taken to hospital.

His condition is critical.

Police are investigating to establish the full circumstances of the collision and to find the driver of the car.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or has relevant dashcam footage is asked to call 020 8597 4874, quoting ref 961/24Jul.


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