A man who was taken to hospital after a crash in Gants Hill has potentially life-changing injuries, police say.

At around 3.30pm yesterday (Monday, June 26), a car that had failed to stop for police was in collision with a moped in Cranbrook Road, at the junction of Martley Drive.

London Ambulance Service attended and the rider of the moped - a man in his 20s - was treated at the scene, before being taken to hospital.

His condition is now stable and not thought to be life-threatening, but the Met said it could be life-changing.

His next of kin have been informed.

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The driver of the car was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

He is not seriously injured, said police, and there were no reports of any other injuries.

Officers investigating the collision are keen to speak with anyone who witnessed the incident or the events leading up to it, including any road users who may have captured the collision on dashcam.

Anyone who thinks they can help is asked to call 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD 5086/26Jun.

Enquiries into the circumstances continue and the Directorate of Professional Standards has been informed.