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Appeal for witnesses after man struck by car in Newham

News   •   Jul 05, 2021 15:39 BST

Officers are appealing for witnesses after a man was left with life-changing injuries after being struck by a car in Newham.

Police were called at approximately 05:30hrs on Saturday, 3 July to reports of a disturbance involving a group of people at the junction of Market Street and Park Avenue in East Ham.

Officers attended along with the London Ambulance Service and London Fire Brigade. They found a 36-year-old man who had reportedly been deliberately stuck by a car.

He was taken to hospital where his injuries were assessed as life-changing. He remains in a stable condition.

A further three people were treated for minor injuries.

Detectives continue to investigate the circumstances of the incident and are appealing for any witnesses who were in the area and have not yet spoken to police to contact them.

The car believed to have been involved in the incident was recovered at the scene. The occupants had fled before police arrived.

Detective Constable Charlotte Keane, from the North East Basic Command Unit, said: "We have recovered a large amount of CCTV footage from the area and have already spoken to a number of witnesses.

"I am now asking for anybody who witnessed the incident and who hasn't spoken to officers to contact us as a matter of urgency as you could have vital information.

"I would also ask that drivers who were in the area on Saturday morning check the dashcams in case they have any footage that could help in the investigation."

Anyone who can help police is asked to call 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting CAD 1475/03Jul. To remain anonymous contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

There have been no arrests.