Man fights for life after Shoreditch motorcycist smash

PUBLISHED: 11:36 20 October 2010

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Great Eastern Street accident leaves pedestrian in critical condition.

A MAN is fighting for his life after being knocked down by a motorbike in Shoreditch.

The man, 66, is thought to have tried to cross Great Eastern Street from between two parked cars at around 7.20pm yesterday (Tuesday) when he collided with a motorcyclist.

Ambulance crews treated the man at the scene and rushed him to an east London hospital where he is in intesive care in a critical condition.

Witnesses reported seeing a briefcase left in the road.

The motorcyclist was treated for minor injuries and has since been released.

no arrests have been made.

Anyone who saw the accident or who has any information should call police on 0300 123 1212.

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