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Police appeal for witnesses after hit and run in Lower Clapton

PUBLISHED: 12:39 11 September 2012 | UPDATED: 13:13 11 September 2012

The blue Suzuki motorbike that was involved in the accident. Photo credit Katy Andrews

The blue Suzuki motorbike that was involved in the accident. Photo credit Katy Andrews

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Hackney police are appealing for help and information following a hit and run in Lower Clapton Road.

The police and ambulance service were called at 7.43pm yesterday, after a blue Suzuki motorbike hit a male pedestrian.

The motorcycle rider fell from the bike and later decamped from the scene, but the vehicle continued on its course down the road and hit a male bystander.

The two pedestrians were taken to hospital, where one of the men was treated for a serious leg injury while the other man was later discharged.

The suspect is described as a white man, wearing Army camouflage shorts and a red hooded top.

Police are appealing for any information regarding this collision. Any witnesses are asked to call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting CR4624520/12


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