Search

Morning Lane crash: Two men in hospital after car going wrong way hits tipper lorry and van

PUBLISHED: 11:49 01 September 2017 | UPDATED: 11:55 01 September 2017

The scene of the crash in Morning Lane. Picture: Sam Gelder

The scene of the crash in Morning Lane. Picture: Sam Gelder

Archant

A driver going the wrong way down a one-way street hit a tipper lorry and a van after police signalled for him to stop – then ran off.

Morning Lane is taped off. Picture: Sam Gelder Morning Lane is taped off. Picture: Sam Gelder

It happened in Morning Lane by the junction with Retreat Place, at about 8.25am. The junction is still taped off.

London Ambulance Service took two men to hospital with back injuries after firefighters freed one from the van. Police found a knife in the abandoned car.

A man was later arrested on suspicion of driving while disqualified, dangerous driving, and possession of an offensive weapon.

Latest Hackney Stories

22:30

Spurs captain disappointed with defeat to north London rivals Arsenal, but keen not to blame referee Mike Dean for the loss at the Emirates

For the final word on the superb victory over Spurs on Saturday here’s Ella Meadwocroft’s must-read column as she hails Arsenal, saying North London is still very much red...

09:48

England’s women were edged out by a solitary in their second match at the Hockey World League Final in New Zealand.

Yesterday, 19:10

Embleton full of praise for Sam Sargeant and explains how he will stay in charge for as long as the club needs

National League: Leyton Orient 1 Dover Athletic 1

Yesterday, 16:47

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has hailed his team after they outclassed and outfought bitter rivals Spurs 2-0 at the Emirates on Saturday.

Yesterday, 16:19

A visibly disappointed Mauricio Pochettino has insisted his Tottenham Hotspur side were the better side, especially before they conceded the first goal in a 2-0 defeat against Arsenal.

Yesterday, 15:58

Arsenal’s comprehensive 2-0 victory over Spurs in the North London derby raised more questions than answers about the future of Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil.

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now


Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read news

Show Job Lists