UPDATE - Dagenham teenager in fatal car crash named

12:02 18 May 2011

13-year-old boy died after being hit by a car at Bell Farm Avenue (outside Parkside House), Dagenham

13-year-old boy died after being hit by a car at Bell Farm Avenue (outside Parkside House), Dagenham

Archant

A 13-year-old boy died who after being struck by a car in Dagenham last night has been named locally as Thomas Stone.

The accident happened in Bell Farm Avenue at around 7.45pm, according to police and the London Ambulance Service (LAS).

Friends told the Post that Thomas, of Gay Gardens, had been riding his bike when the incident happened.

An ambulance took the Eastbrook school pupil to hospital but he was pronounced dead on arrival.

Two people were arrested following the crash and are in custody.

A spokeswoman for the LAS said: “We were called just after 7.45pm yesterday (Tuesday) to reports of a road traffic collision involving a car and a cyclist on Bell Farm Avenue, Dagenham.

“Our staff treated one patient - a teenage boy who was in cardiac arrest.

“Extensive efforts were made to resuscitate him at the scene and on the way to Queens Hospital in Romford.”

Sign up for our news alerts today!

Our editors' picks for the day's top news delivered to your inbox or phone.

Sign up for email alerts Sign up for mobile alerts
1
2 3 4 5 6
7

Latest London news

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Police say Jade Watts should not be approached [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

Police are urgently seeking to trace a woman who has gone missing from a mental health unit in Sidcup where she was receiving treatment.

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Do you recognise these young men? [Photograph from British Transport Police]

Police are looking for two young men after a teenager was punched so hard in a fight at Watford Hight Street Station that his jaw fractured in two places.

Thursday, March 5, 2015
'Gift Horse' by Hans Haacke has become the tenth sculpture to be installed on Trafalgar Square's fourth plinth, in London [Photograph by Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire]

The giant blue cockerel ‘Hahn/Cock’ that loomed over Trafalgar Square has been replaced with a new statue - a skeletal horse that shows the stock exchange prices.

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Do you recognise this man?

A six-year-old boy was sexually assaulted by a drunken pervert with a large belly after going to the toilet in a King’s Cross community centre.

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Khedidja told her mother she would not be coming home from school [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

Police in Ealing are growing increasingly concerned for a 16-year-old girl who has gone missing from Hanwell.

Latest Stories from SNAP.PA

The comedian took on the #GimmeFive challenge to support Flotus’ campaign in the US.

Read more

A one-off version is being auctioned off for Comic Relief.

Read more

Promoted content

A look at one of our previous Design Fairs

Chelsea Old Town Hall will be the venue for the renowned Desire Fair from 6-8 March 2015. This stunning mixed media jewellery and silversmithing event where visitors can purchase direct from contemporary designer makers selected from the best in the UK is an event not to be missed.

(Not guaranteed)

Mothers Day is fast approaching, so we’ve rounded up some unusual and beautiful gifts for you to dazzle the most important woman in your life come March 15th.

What is this?

Near You Now

Don't Miss...

A one-off version is being auctioned off for Comic Relief.

A man has now been jailed for the attack which left the officer unconscious.

The thieves were in and out in one minute – much like in the films.

Quirky London