Residents taken to hospital and one driver abandons car following serious crash in Ilford
PUBLISHED: 08:15 30 August 2018 | UPDATED: 10:20 31 August 2018
Two cars crashed into a set of traffic lights on a busy road in Ilford early this morning.
Firefighters were called at 1.30am today (Thursday, August 30) to reports of a car crash in Eastern Avenue at the junction of Ley Street.
A firefighter spokesman said: “Two cars came together at what looks like a high speed in Eastern Avenue.
“They took out a set of traffic lights and one of the drivers jumped out and ran away from the scene.
“Two people in the other car were trapped in the vehicle for a short while.”
These residents were later taken to hospital by the London Ambulance Service.
Fire crews from Ilford and East Ham attended the scene.