Driver flees after flipping £100k Range Rover onto dual carriageway smashing roof completely

A driver fled after flipping a Range Rover onto a dual carriageway and smashing the roof completely.

In the early hours of Monday (November 29) the driver at the wheel of the £100,000 4×4 lost control while driving on the A406 in East London.

At around 4.40am the black car flipped off the road and landed on the A13 near the Beckton roundabout, coming to a stop lying upside down.

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Despite the severity of the crash, in which the roof caved in completely, the driver managed to dust himself off and run away before Metropolitan Police officers and London Ambulance Service paramedics arrived.

The road was closed to allow for the debris to be safely cleared, but opened again shortly after.

The driver managed to flee the scene after the crash

The Met is currently searching for the man and no arrests have been made. It is not clear what speed the driver was doing before crashing.

A statement from the force said the crash “caused significant damage to the vehicle and left debris on the road.”

It is thought the driver was not the only person in the car when it crashed and one other occupant at least may have fled with them.

It is unclear how the crash was caused, though Storm Arwen, which brought gusts of almost 100mph, may have played a part.

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No other drivers or cars are believed to have been involved.

The Met tweeted: “The speed he was travelling at put lives at risk. We are actively looking for him (north RPT).”

Anyone with information that could assist with this can call 101, giving the reference 810/29NOV.

Information can also be provided to Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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