Man on the run after Goodmayes police chase crash

A MAN is on the run this afternoon after a police chase ended in a road accident.

A Volkswagen GTI collided side-on with a Ford Mondeo after mounting a traffic island in High Road, Goodmayes at just before 11am this morning.

The GTI, which had apparently ventured into oncoming traffic, was being pursued by a police car when the accident happened.

Officers believe the car was stolen and say it failed to stop.

Three men were arrested at the scene.

Traffic is being diverted around the accident scene this afternoon.

A traffic officer is making their way to the scene to take statements from eyewitnesses.