London

Dagenham car crash kills two and injures three

  • 11 August 2013
  • From the section London

Two young men have been killed and another badly injured in a car crash in east London.

Their red Honda Civic hit a silver Renault Clio at about 22:10 BST in Neasham Road, Dagenham, on Saturday.

A backseat passenger, 17, died at the scene, while another man died of chest injuries at an east London hospital shortly afterwards.

The 46-year-old male driver of the Clio and a female passenger, 42, suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

A survivor from the Honda is in hospital in a serious condition.

A police investigation has been launched. There have been no arrests.

Det Insp Adrian Looby, of the Metropolitan Police's Road Death Investigation Unit, said: "This is a tragic collision where two young men have lost their lives.

"We are in the early stages of the investigation and are currently seeking any witnesses to the collision or anyone who may have information which could assist the police."