Man arrested, two taken to hospital after Dagenham crash

A car on its roof in the middle of a road with a bus and ambulance either side.

An upturned car at the scene of the crash in Heathway, Dagenham. - Credit: Terri Walker

Two people were taken to hospital and a man was arrested after a car ended up on its roof in a crash in Dagenham.

Emergency services were called shortly after 3pm yesterday (November 4) to reports of a collision involving two cars in Heathway, near the junction with Pettit's Road.

A Met Police spokesperson said a man was arrested on suspicion of drug driving and taken into custody.

"A woman and a man were taken to hospital. Their injuries were assessed as non-life threatening", the spokesperson added.

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "We sent three ambulance crews and an incident response officer.

"We treated two people at the scene and took them both to hospital, one as a priority."


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