Police are appealing for help and any information following a collision in which a motorcyclist lost his leg on Sunday (21 May 2023).
According to officers, a car and a motorcycle were in collision on Gunnersbury Lane, at the junction of Lillian Avenue, Acton, W3 at around 7:10pm.
The rider of the motorcycle, a 45-year-old man, was found with a serious injuries and was taken to hospital where his left leg had to be amputated below the knee.
The car involved, a silver Mercedes Benz saloon, did not stop at the scene but was found a short distance away and the driver ran off along an alley that runs between two houses in Lillian Avenue.
Detectives from the Met’s Serious Collision Unit investigate and are asking anyone witnessed the incident or has any information to contact police.
Officers are asking for anyone with dash-cam footage, who was in the area near the time and date of the collision to the contact them.
Anone who can help is asked to call police on 101 or contact via Twitter @MetCC. Please quote CAD 5843/21MAY
To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.