Teen dies after e-scooter hit-and-run crash in Bromley

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image captionThe clang happened connected Southborough Lane successful the aboriginal hours

A 16-year-old lad has died aft his e-scooter crashed with a car successful southbound London.

The Met Police said exigency services were called to Southborough Lane successful Bromley astatine astir 01:20 BST connected Sunday pursuing reports of a collision.

The teen was taken to a cardinal London infirmary wherever helium died.

The operator of the car, a 20-year-old man, did not halt astatine the country but was aboriginal arrested connected suspicion of causing decease by unsafe driving.

He was besides arrested for failing to halt astatine the country of a collision and providing a affirmative intoxicant enactment test.

The car helium was driving was a reddish Fiat Punto which was aboriginal recovered successful Southwood Close.

The teenager's adjacent of kin person been informed and are being supported by specializer officers.

The Met is besides investigating the disappearance of the e-scooter that was being ridden astatine the clip of the collision. It is believed to person been stolen from the scene.

A dark-coloured radical carrier-type car with a sliding doorway was seen successful the country and officers are keen to talk to the occupants successful narration to the e-scooter theft.

Anyone who whitethorn person seen what happened oregon person immoderate accusation has been urged to interaction police.

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