Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision in Dagenham.
Officers were called at approximately 06:05am today, Thursday April 30, to reports of a traffic collision on Heathway, at the junction with Oxlow Lane, Dagenham.
Two cars were involved. One driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
The occupants of the other car fled the scene on foot.
Officers are appealing for anyone who was in the area and witnessed the collision, the events leading up to it or who may have recorded events on dashcam footage to contact police.
Anyone who can assist is asked to call 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD957/30Apr. You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.