LEYTON: Man in serious condition following crash

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The scene on Leyton High Road The scene on Leyton High Road

A MAN has been taken to hospital with head injuries following a collision between a motorcyclist and pedestrian.

The man, in his forties, was involved in the accident in Leyton High Road at 6.50am this morning.

It is not yet known whether the injured man was the motorcyclist.

A London Ambulance crew arrived at the scene near Leyton Library and took the patient to Whipps Cross University Hospital.

Police cordoned off the road, between Warren Road and St Mary's Road, causing congestion on the roads in that area for several hours.

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12:45pm Thu 23 Apr 09

ferdy55 says...

"It is not yet known whether the injured man was the motorcyclist."

Not being an expert, but I would have thought if a motorbike hit a pedestrian,with the rider wearing his motorbike outfit & a crash helmet to protect him, I would assume it would be the un-protected pedestrian that would get more injured!
"It is not yet known whether the injured man was the motorcyclist." Not being an expert, but I would have thought if a motorbike hit a pedestrian,with the rider wearing his motorbike outfit & a crash helmet to protect him, I would assume it would be the un-protected pedestrian that would get more injured! ferdy55
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7:11pm Thu 23 Apr 09

chingfert says...

I think the amount of road works, as is the case on this road, going on in the borough is ridiculous.I can only see more accidents happenong
I think the amount of road works, as is the case on this road, going on in the borough is ridiculous.I can only see more accidents happenong chingfert
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