An investigation has been launched by officers from the Met Police after the driver of Lam. that was on hire from the Limehouse hand car wash and detailing centre was involved in a five-vehicle collision that has left one person in hospital and causing traffic chaos during rush hour in East London.
Vehicles have been queueing to enter the Blackwell tunnel as a result of the collision due to Prestons road being closed in both directions. The owner of the vehicle Andrew is said to be gutted and things haven’t been going to well.
A friend of the vehicle owner said he had an alert that the airbags had been deployed and he was tracking the vehicle as to the drive that it made off and it is valued at around £180,000. Police have now launched a hit and run investigation and will be using DNA captured from the airbag of the vehicle to prove who the driver was at the time of the collision.
A shaken uber driver said that the super high-performance Lamborghini Huracan was trying to racing with the black Mercedes when he was rammed by the car. His passenger was freed by firefighters from the London Fire Brigade and treated by paramedics and taken to hospital with neck and damage to her arm.
The uber driver also suffered minor injuries.
Delays on approached roads remains whilst an investigation are carried out by Police from the Met Roads Police unit
The Met police have been approached for comment
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