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Two men badly injured in Dalston 'racing' car crash

Dalston car scene
Image caption The incident happened on Balls Pond Road in Dalston

Two men were seriously injured after being hit by a car in Dalston, east London, police said.

The crash happened at about 11:00 GMT on Sunday on Balls Pond Road.

Eyewitness Khurran Shazad told the BBC: "Both cars were racing. He [one of the drivers] lost control and came onto the footpath. It was a very terrible scene... injured people and blood."

Three pedestrians were treated at the scene, two of which are in a "serious" condition in hospital, said the Met.

Police said the two were in a stable condition. Officers have arrested two men on suspicion of dangerous driving.

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