Twenty-year-old passenger taken to hospital after driver flees car accident in Beckton

The 20-year-old was taken to Newham General with leg injuries

The 20-year-old was taken to Newham General with leg injuries - Credit: Archant

A male driver fled from the scene of a car accident and left his female passenger to be cut free by emergency services.

The collision happened at 5:40pm on Saturday September 21 on Stansfeld Road, Beckton, when the BMW car lost control and crashed onto a public footpath.

Police, ambulance and a single responder were called to the scene and the fire brigade cut free the woman, whose legs were trapped, but found that the male driver had run away.

The 20-year-old woman was taken to Newham General Hospital as a priority with leg injuries.

Police continue to seek the driver of the vehicle who left the scene before officers arrived.


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Anyone who witnessed or has information concerning this incident should contact PC Sean Porter of Newham Police by dialling 101.

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