Moment 15 hero bystanders lift car off teen cyclist left fighting for life in hit-and-run

Moment 15 hero bystanders lift car off teen cyclist left fighting for life in hit-and-run

- in Uk News

THIS is the moment hero bystanders pulled a car off a teenage cyclist left fighting for life following a horror hit-and-run.

The footage shows a group of around 15 people rushing over to lift the Ford Focus after it crashed into the boy in Poplar, East London, last night.

Hero bystanders lift a car from a teen a boy after he was trapped underneath it

Emergency crews were scrambled and the boy was rushed to hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

A video posted on Facebook shows passers-by screaming for help after the horror unfolded.

Hero onlookers can then be seen pulling the one-and-a-half tonne car off the boy after he was left wedged underneath it.

Dramatic pictures also show smoke billowing from the crumpled car with the bonnet mangled after hitting a bollard.

Cops are now appealing for witnesses and are currently hunting the driver, who fled the scene after the collision yesterday at around 7pm.

Scotland Yard said: “Anyone with information including related dash-cam footage is asked to call police via 101 quoting reference Cad 6546/09Sep.

“Or alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

The boy was rushed to hospital in a critical condition
The car was abandoned by the driver
The horror unfolded yesterday in Poplar


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