Hainault 22-year-old had to be brought back to life three times after hit-and-run

Lee Rose

Lee Rose - Credit: Archant

A family have issued a desperate plea for witnesses after Lee Rose was involved in a hit-and-run and had to be brought back to life three times.

Lee, 22, of Hainault, was coming back from a night out with a friend when he was knocked over.

His uncle, Charles Rose, said Lee was revived by a trainee nurse on the scene and underwent six hours of surgery at the Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel.

He said: “They [doctors] had to remove part of his skull. They are concerned about his whole left side.”

He added: “It’s been traumatising. We need to get the person that did this. We want them caught so they don’t do it to anyone else.”


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Lee was in High Road, Leytonstone at about 12.35am Sunday when a silver seven-seater people carrier hit him.

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