Teenagers involved in police chase crash moped in Goodmayes

PUBLISHED: 10:44 12 January 2018 | UPDATED: 15:11 12 January 2018

Teenagers crash moped on Goodmayes High Road after police chase. Photo: Ken Mears

Teenagers crash moped on Goodmayes High Road after police chase. Photo: Ken Mears


Police have reopened Goodmayes High Road several house after two teens were involved in a car crash after being chased by officers.

Police in a marked car began an authorised pursuit of a moped being ridden by two people at approximately 3.52am this morning (Friday, January, 12) in Goodmayes High Road.

The moped was subsequently involved in a crash with a vehicle being driven by a member of the public along Barley Lane.

LAS and London’s Air Ambulance attended; both the driver and a passenger believed to be riding pillion were taken to an east London hospital.

Both the males, believed to be aged in their late teens, have sustained injuries; these are not thought to be life-threatening.

There were no other reported injuries.

The Met’s Directorate of Professional Standards has been informed as a matter of course.

The incident has been referred to the Independent Office for Police Conduct

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