CHINGFORD: Crash victim loses fight for life

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The crash scene in Kings Head Hill The crash scene in Kings Head Hill

A PENSIONER has lost his two-month fight for life after the mobility scooter he was riding collided with a motorbike on a zebra crossing.

The 65-year-old, who has not been named, died on Monday (May 25) following the accident on Kings Head Hill in Chingford at 8.15am on Saturday, April 15.

The rider of the motorcycle was travelling east when the collision occured. He was treated for minor injuries. No-one has been arrested.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash to come forward.

Detective Sargeant Abi Lambkin, of the Collision Investigation Unit, said: “I would appeal to anyone who was in the area at the time of the collision to contact police. They may hold vital information to help us piece together the exact movements of both vehicles prior to this fatal collision."

Anyone with information is asked to call the incident room on 0208 597 4874.

Did you know the deceased? leave your tributes below or call the newsdesk on 01992 572285.

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10:45am Sat 5 Jun 10

denise422010 says...

Tthe man who died was my father George Smith after losing a 5 week for his life. he died on tuesday may 25th. whilst my father was in a coma in hospital he received a very kind letter wanting to sue him for compensation on behalf of the motorcyclist, obviously this man did not enquire as to how serious my fathers injuries were! how callous can an individual be! yours Denise Churchill.
Tthe man who died was my father George Smith after losing a 5 week for his life. he died on tuesday may 25th. whilst my father was in a coma in hospital he received a very kind letter wanting to sue him for compensation on behalf of the motorcyclist, obviously this man did not enquire as to how serious my fathers injuries were! how callous can an individual be! yours Denise Churchill. denise422010

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