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Pedestrian killed in collision with moped in Dagenham

PUBLISHED: 23:49 30 March 2017 | UPDATED: 08:51 31 March 2017

Two girls, 14, were taken to hospital last night after being stabbed in Lindsey Road in Dagenham. Picture: PA

Two girls, 14, were taken to hospital last night after being stabbed in Lindsey Road in Dagenham. Picture: PA

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A man has died tonight after a collision with a moped in Green Lane, Dagenham, near the junction with Grafton Road.

Police were called at about 8.30pm to reports of a moped in collision with a pedestrian. London Ambulance Service attended and the pedestrian - a man in his 50s - was pronounced dead at the scene. Inquiries are under way to trace next of kin.

A male – believed to be a pillion passenger on the moped – has been taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries. He remains there in a critical condition.

The rider of the moped did not remain at the scene.

Police were contacted by London Ambulance Service a short while later and told that he was en route to hospital with serious injuries.

He remains there in a critical condition.

Road closures remain in place and officers from East Area Command and the Roads and Transport Policing Command are on scene.

No one has been arrested, inquiries continue.

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