Police hunt for Mercedes driver after motorcyclist loses leg in Ealing hit and run
A motorcyclist lost their leg in a hit and run collision with a Mercedes in west London.
The car driver abandoned the vehicle and ran away following the incident on Gunnersbury Lane, Ealing, at 7.10pm on Sunday.
The motorcyclist, 45, was seriously injured and his left leg had to be amputated below the knee.
The car involved, a silver Mercedes Benz saloon, did not stop at the scene but was found a short distance away.
Its driver ran off along an alley that runs between two houses in Lillian Avenue. Officers are hunting for the driver and appealing for witnesses.
Emergency services were scrambled to the scene on the corner of Gunnersbury Lane where it meets Lillian Avenue.
Detectives from the Met’s Serious Collision Unit are investigating and are asking anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information to contact them.
A statement said: “In particular, officers are asking for anyone with dash-cam footage, who was in the area near the time and date of the collision to the contact them.”
Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to call police on 101 or contact via Twitter @MetCC. Please quote CAD 5843/21MAY.
To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.