Man has serious head injuries after colliding with car in Eastern Avenue, Romford

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A man has serious head injuries after colliding with a car moments after exiting a cab, in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The victim, 24, left the minicab - which had stopped at a red light in Eastern Avenue, Romford - after complaining of feeling unwell, at around 3.3am.

He jumped the pedestrian barrier in the middle of the carriageway and was struck by a black BMW at the junction of North Street.

The driver failed to stop but a woman was arrested later the same day.

She has been bailed to return to a police station in March pending the results of further enquiries.


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The victim is in the Royal London Hospital, in east London.

Any witnesses please contacted Romford CID on 101 or Crimestoppers.

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