A Met Police officer is in a critical situation in hospital after a hit-and-run crash in Hillingdon.
At about 6pm yesterday (Friday, May 21) the officer who was on routine patrol tried to cease a silver Vauxhall Corsa in Manor Waye.
As the officer moved in the direction of the automotive to talk to the motive force, they accelerated into him earlier than dashing off.
The policeman sustained an damage to his leg and was taken to hospital by the London Ambulance Service the place he stays with doubtlessly life-changing injuries.
Detectives from West Area CID are investigating the incident.
Chief Superintendent Peter Gardner, who’s answerable for policing in west London, mentioned: “An investigation is underneath manner following this stunning incident. It was a deliberate act to evade police which has left one in all my officers in hospital. My ideas are with my injured colleague and his household as we await an replace on his situation.
“I wish to be clear that incidents like this are completely unacceptable and detectives shall be completely investigating in order to convey these accountable to justice. We have already begun the method of gathering sprint cam footage from drivers who had been in the speedy space on the time however every bit of proof is essential.
“I’d additionally ask anybody who was in and round Manor Waye on the time of the incident to test any sprint cam or doorbell footage they could need to see if it captured what occurred. ”
Anyone with any details about this incident is requested to name police on 101 or tweet @MetCC, offering the reference CAD 6047/21MAY.
Alternatively, you’ll be able to name Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.