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A police officer killed in crash in east London has been praised by the chief of Tower Hamlets Police.
PC Shazahan Wadud, 29, who had served the force in the borough for six years, and was based at Limehouse, died on Sunday evening when his motorbike collided with a car in Wanstead.
Police closed Westferry Road on Tuesday afternoon after a pedestrian was hit by a car and left with serious head injuries.
Officers were called to the scene, at the junction of Strafford Street, at around 4.30pm. The victim was taken to hospital by ambulance following the accident.
A 44-year-old man died after collapsing at the steering wheel of his minibus in Poplar on Tuesday night.
Police are appealing for information on the incident which saw the Ford Transit, which had been travelling along Aspen Way, hit a Ford Galaxy and a traffic light.
The victim of last week's fatal collision with a bus in Greenwich has been named as Praise Oduberu.
The 25-year-old died at the scene in Bugsby's Way at the junction with Southern Way on Tuesday (April 17) following the rush hour incident, which happened at 5.10pm.
A race between two men, which saw cars reach 78mph in a 40mph zone along Aspen Way, left an Aston Martin Vantage an unrecognisable wreck after it crashed into a concrete wall.
Both men miraculously escaped unhurt in the incident and on Thursday avoided a spell in prison as well after being given suspended sentences.