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Police searching for biker arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving in Dagenham

PUBLISHED: 10:58 06 January 2017 | UPDATED: 16:03 06 January 2017

Flowers left near the junction where Sean Thake died

Flowers left near the junction where Sean Thake died

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Police are searching for a biker who has failed to answer bail after being arrested in connection with a fatal collision.

Levi Douglas, 21, was riding the motorbike which collided with a minibus in Wood Lane, Dagenham, at about 4.50pm on April 29 last year.

Sean Thake, 22, who was a passenger on the bike, died at the scene.

After being discharged from hospital, Mr Douglas was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, driving with no insurance or driving licence, possession of cannabis and taking and driving away without consent.

He was released on bail pending further enquiries and was due to return to a police station in August last year, but he failed to attend.

Detectives from the serious collision investigation unit (SCIU) are now appealing to trace Mr Douglas after failing to track him down.

Anyone who has seen Mr Douglas or who knows of his whereabouts is urged call detectives at the SCIU on 020 8597 4874, police on 101 or by tweeting @MetCC.

Detectives also continue to appeal for any witnesses to the collision, or anyone with any information about it, to contact them.


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