UPDATE: Man hurt in fatal Dagenham accident returns home from hospital
PUBLISHED: 13:37 26 July 2011 | UPDATED: 17:40 26 July 2011
A man seriously hurt in a car accident which killed his friend has been released from hospital.
Bradley White, 21, of Dagenham, was driving a car which was in collision with a motorcycle in Goresbrook Road, Dagenham on July 14.
His friend Peter Tickner, 23, who was a passenger in the vehicle, died instantly.
Bradley and the 16-year-old motorcyclist were taken to the Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel, with serious injuries.
Bradley has since been discharged and is now recovering at home. The motorcylist remains in hospital in a stable condition.
Police say the motorbike was stolen from Dagenham Road on the same day as the accident.
The funeral of Peter, an electrical engineer who lived with his mum and sisters in Starmans Close, Dagenham, is being held today at St Thomas Church, in Burnside Road, Dagenham.
It will be followed by a wake at Peter’s local pub, The Coopers Arms, in High Road, Chadwell Heath.
Tributes have been left on a Post Facebook site set up in Peter’s memory.
Chris Smith wrote: “I remember him very well when he was in my Year 4 class at Warren Junior School.
“A sweet boy with a mischievous grin. It was lovely to see him not so long ago when he came to do some work on the electrics at Warren. A terrible loss.”
Police are appealing for witnesses and information. Call Catford Traffic Garage on 020 8285 1574.
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