Local news for Wapping E1W and Tower Hamlets

Tanya Downs death – man arrested, police seek two vehicles

By on December 15, 2015 in Crime & Policing, News

A 53 year old man has been arrested in relation to the death of Tanya Downs in a hit-and-run accident last week.

According to a report in the Standard the man was arrested on Monday on suspicion of causing death by careless driving and failing to stop at the scene of an accident and has been bailed to appear in court February.

Tanya and Oscar's favourite bench in Wapping Garden now covered in flowers.

Tanya and Oscar’s favourite bench in Wapping Garden now covered in flowers.

Drivers of Vauxhall Zafira and van sought

Despite the arrest the police are anxious to trace the drivers of a Vauxhall Zafira and a Ford Transit type van seen in the area at the time of the accident in Cannon Street Road as they may have vital information that will allow them to ascertain the exact circumstances of Tanya’s death.

The two drivers are urged to come forward and help the police.

Anyone with any information about the crash is asked to call police on 101 or phone Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Cannon Street Road junction with The Highway view north

Cannon Street Road junction with The Highway view north

 

 

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