Witness claims Porsche driver who hit woman in Chadwell Heath ‘showed little concern’

PUBLISHED: 15:15 07 July 2013

The car after hitting the wall in Chadwell Heath Lane

The car after hitting the wall in Chadwell Heath Lane


A 19-year-old supermarket worker has described his anger towards a driver who “showed little concern” after his car hit a mother-of-two before ploughing into a wall in Chadwell Heath.

Leighton Price, of Billet Road, Little Heath, was walking to work when he saw a Porsche Carrera career off the road and hit a 34-year-old woman as she walked along Chadwell Heath Lane, on Wednesday of last week.

He said: “I heard a loud breaking noise behind meand I could see a car trying to take control. It all happened so quick and this woman was thrown 5ft into the air.

“I shouted for someone to call an ambulance and I went over and tried to keep her talking. She was in a lot of pain and her leg looked quite disfigured.”

He added: “I felt really shocked and angry towards the driver as he had shown little concern after it had happened. He just sat on a wall and lit a cigarette”

The woman hit by the car suffered multiple injuries, but they were not life threatening or life changing, police said.

No one has been arrested over the accident.

If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Ilford Recorder. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Ilford Recorder