Detectives investigating a fatal collision in which the rider of an e-scooter died are appealing for witnesses.

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at about 17: 40hrs on Sunday, 24 July to Manilla Street, E14 to reports of a collision involving a car and an e-scooter.

Officers and London’s Air Ambulance attended. The rider, a 32-year-old man, was taken to an east London hospital. Despite the efforts of medical staff he died at 20: 35hrs. His family has been informed.

The driver of the car, a blue Kia, failed to stop at the scene. This vehicle has now been located nearby.

Enquiries are ongoing to trace the driver.

Any witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage that may assist are asked to call the Roads and Transport Policing Command on 020 8597 4874 or call police on 101 quoting CAD 5622/24JUL.