A moped rider has died of his injuries following a crash in Gants Hill, police have said.

The rider, a man in his 20s, collided with a car that had allegedly failed to stop for police at around 3.30pm on Monday (June 26).

The incident took place in Cranbrook Road at the junction of Martley Drive.

The man was taken to hospital after being treated at the scene by London Ambulance Service. He remained in hospital for about a week when his condition was believed to be “potentially life-changing”.

He however died from his injuries on Monday (July 3).

A Met Police spokesperson has said that his next of kin have been informed.

No other injuries were reported, they added.

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Gabriel Budek, 25, of Cherry Blossom Close in Enfield, was charged with multiple offences following the collision.

He appeared at Barkingside Magistrates' Court on Monday (June 28).

Detectives investigating have urged witnesses and anyone with dashcam footage to call police on 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD 5086/26Jun.

The spokesperson also said that “as is routine in these circumstances”, the Met’s Directorate of Professional Standards has been informed of the incident.

A referral, they said, has been made to the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) and it has launched an “independent investigation” into the circumstances.