Tragic moped rider Robert Stewart, 18, ‘was to be dad’

The young man tragically killed in a road accident in Collier Row on Sunday has been named locally as Robert Stewart.

The 18-year-old, who it is believed was expecting a child with his girlfriend, was pronounced dead at the scene, after his moped collided with a Chrysler Voyager at 6.30pm.

The incident took place at the junction of Burland Road and Highfield Road.

Family and friends have laid tributes at the scene.

One message reads: “Always in our heart, never forgotten. Will be sadly missed by everyone. Only just 18-years-old, so looking forward to being a dad.”

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Witnesses to the accident should call Chadwell Heath road death investigation unit on: 0208 597 4874

If you would like to leave a tribute to the teen, please contact the Recorder on: 0208 477 3878

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