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Appeal for driver who seriously injured mother in Redbridge roundabout collision

PUBLISHED: 12:55 29 February 2012

Police are appealing for information on a traffic collision that left a woman and her child injured after they were knocked off a scooter by a driver who failed to stop.

The incident took place on Monday, Febraury 20 at around 7.25pm a short distance along the A12 exit from Redbridge roundabout towards Wanstead.

The driver of a white Mercedes hit a Vespa scooter carrying a 39-year-old woman and her child causing them to collide with a lampost.

The woman suffered serious head injuries, though the child did not sustain any serious harm.

The nearside wing mirror and casing of the Mercedes were lost as a result of the collision, and it is thought there may also be some other minor damage to the vehicle.

Any witnesses, or anyone that may have knowledge of the white Mercedes are asked to contact Pc Simon Carson at Ilford CID on 020 8345 2733.


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