Hainault Road remained closed as police investigate the collision (Pic-Google Maps)
Officers were called just before 21:30 on Friday, 17 December to reports of a collision between a car and a motorcycle on Hainault Road.
Despite the best efforts of the officers, the male motorcyclist died of his injuries.
The driver and passenger of the car, a grey Audi TT, fled the scene on foot; urgent enquiries are under way to trace them.
The vehicle has not been reported as lost or stolen.
At this stage there have been no arrests.
Hainault Road in both directions has been closed since the incident between Little Heath Traffic Lights and Painters Road as investigations in to the collision continues.
A Met Police spokesperson has reiterated the police appeal for witnesses, “Extensive investigative work is under way, which includes forensic examination of scenes and analysis of CCTV.
“In addition, the accounts of witnesses and information from members of the public are crucial, especially in those cases where drivers have not remained at scenes. It is vital also that any evidence from dashcams or other devices is made available to police.
“Please do get in touch if you can assist these investigations. Or if you wish to remain anonymous, please contact the independent charity Crimestoppers.”
Anyone with information or dashcam footage and any witnesses are asked to call police on 020 8597 4874, ref 7301/17dec.
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Tags: Chadwell Heath, Fatal Collision, Hainault Road
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