Teenage motorcyclist killed in Isle of Dogs crash

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist was killed in a crash on Saturday afternoon.

Officers were called to the junction of Westferry Road and Napier Avenue on the Isle of Dogs around 4.30pm where a motorbike was in collision with a car.

The motorcyclist, a 19-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics. Officers say they know who he is and have informed his next of kin but await formal identification.

A post-mortem examination is due to be held later today (Monday) at Poplar Mortuary.

No arrests have been made.


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Cops are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision to contact the road death investigation unit at Chadwell Heath Traffic Garage on 020 8597 4874.

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