Moped rider fighting for his life after hit-and-run near Manor House Tube station

Green Lanes was taped off after the collision. Picture: @sgt_collett

Green Lanes was taped off after the collision. Picture: @sgt_collett - Credit: Archant

A moped rider is fighting for his life after a hit-and-run crash in Green Lanes last night.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the collision, which happened at about 11.30pm at the junction of Woodberry Grove, near Manor House Tube station.

The 20-year-old man, who was a pillion passenger on the moped, was taken to hospital by medics and is in critical condition.

The driver of the moped was also hurt and taken to hospital. His injuries are not thought to be serious.

One male has been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

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The driver of the car involved in the smash initially stopped but then drove off.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or has information about the driver of the car can call police on 101 quoting CAD9031/2Aug or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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