London: Hunt for driver after biker loses leg in hit-and-run | British News
A motorcyclist has lost his leg after a hit-and-run accident in London.
The collision, which also involved a Mercedes-Benz sedan, occurred on Gunnersbury Lane at the junction of Lillian Avenue in Acton on Sunday May 21.
The rescue service was on site and found a 45-year-old motorcyclist with serious injuries.
He was taken to hospital where his leg was amputated below the knee.
The driver of the Mercedes-Benz did not stop on site.
He was later found by the police, but managed to escape through an alley between two houses.
A statement from the Metropolitan Police said: “The car involved, a silver Mercedes-Benz sedan, did not stop at the scene of the accident but was found a short distance away.”
“The driver ran down an alleyway that runs between two houses on Lillian Avenue.
“The investigation also revealed that the driver of the car was involved.”
Anyone with information about the crash, which occurred at 7:10 p.m., is asked to contact the Met.
Dashcam footage from the area was also requested.
To provide information anonymously, contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.
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