Man fights for life after Shoreditch motorcycist smash

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.

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