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Man arrested after Stratford hit-and-run leaves woman seriously injured

PUBLISHED: 08:43 22 August 2016 | UPDATED: 08:54 22 August 2016

A 22-year-old man has been arrested following a suspected hit-and-run in the early hours of Saturday in Stratford. Picture: PA images

A 22-year-old man has been arrested following a suspected hit-and-run in the early hours of Saturday in Stratford. Picture: PA images

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A 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a hit-and-run crash left a woman seriously injured.

Paramedics treated the 22-year-old woman for “substantial injuries” after being called to Thornham Grove, Stratford, shortly after 3.30am on Saturday.

She was taken to an east London hospital by the London Ambulance Service, where she remains. Her injuries are not being treated as life threatening.

Officers found a vehicle nearby and are making enquiries into whether it was involved in the collision.

A 22-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and affray. He remains in custody at an east London police station.

Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward. Anyone with information should call police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Enquiries continue.

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