Boy, 16, left fighting for life after being hit by two cars which failed to stop on London road – The Sun
A 16-YEAR-OLD boy is fighting for his life after his bike was hit by two cars that fled the scene overnight.
The teen had been riding along on the High Road in Streatham, South West London, when he was hit by the first car – seconds later hit by another.
Both cars fled the scene.
Met Police today said the teen boy was rushed to hospital in a life-threatening condition after the crash unfolded just before 11.30pm on Friday.
Two men in their 20s have since been arrested after the crash. They are not believed to know each other.
A police spokesperson said: "Officers attended the scene along with London Ambulance Service and found a critically injured 16-year-old boy.
"He has been taken to hospital where he remains in a life-threatening condition.
"Officers believe the boy had been cycling on the High Road when he was in collision with a car and, seconds later, struck by a second car travelling close behind.
"The drivers of both cars failed to stop at the scene."
The two men who were arrested were arrested at separate locations.
They remain in custody at south London police stations.
The investigation is being led by detectives from the Roads and Transport Policing Command.
Any witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage that may assist the investigation to call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit at Catford on 020 8285 1574.
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