Dash cam

Teenager on moped dies after serious accident at Potters Bar

A 19-year-old unfortunately died following a serious moped accident last night (Saturday, August 21).

Herts Police reported the teenager was heading north on his gray Honda moped towards Potters Bar when he collided with a lamppost on Stagg Hill.

Police were called to the scene at around 3:10 p.m. yesterday where the teenager was seriously injured.

Read more: Firefighters attend car fire on the motorway in Watford

Along with other members of the public, a surgeon and a doctor were at the scene who attempted to save the man.

Despite their efforts and those of the rescuers, the 19-year-old unfortunately died.

Herts Police are now appealing for any information that may aid their investigation.

They described the teenager as wearing a distinctive black and green jacket.

If you are looking for a way to keep up to date with the latest news from Hertfordshire, the HertsLive newsletter is a good place to start.

Updating twice daily will deliver the best news and features right to your inbox.

We choose the most important stories of the day for inclusion in the newsletter, including crime, court news, long readings, traffic and travel, food and drink articles and more.

Signing up for the newsletter is easy. All you have to do is click here and enter your email address.

This is one of the many ways you can read the news that interests you from HertsLive.

Sergeant Simon Cooper of the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Road Police Unit, who is investigating the collision, said: ‘We have dash cam footage but we know there is had other cars in the area at the time.

“We would like to speak to drivers and passengers, so that we can piece together exactly what happened yesterday afternoon. If you were in the area and saw the collision, or the moped before the collision, please contact us.

“The surgeon and the doctor who were traveling behind the moped immediately started first aid and did their best to save the man. I want to thank everyone who stopped by to try and help this young man.

You can email [email protected] with any other dash camera footage or crash information.

You can also report information online at, speak to an operator in our Forces Communication Room via our online chat at or call the non-urgent number 101, in citing ISR 435 of August 21, 2021.

Want the latest Essex news delivered straight to your inbox? Register here.

Source link

Mildred Lasky

The author Mildred Lasky