BREAKING: Car smashes into pedestrians in London – 4 injured – Daily Star
AFTERMATH: Four people have been taken to hospital after being hit by a car in London
Goldhawk Road in Hammersmith is closed after the incident.
A picture posted on social media by a passer-by shows an ambulance parked outside Brew Dog.
Police tape can be seen cordoning off a black vehicle on the pavement.
The incident unfolded near the railway bridge.
According to a Metropolitan Police spokesman, the incident is not being treated as suspicious and is likely to have been due to a medical episode.
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The driver stopped at the scene however officers and LAS crew remain in the area to assess the situation.
He said:: “A car was in collision with pedestrians.
“Officers are at the scene with colleagues from LAS and paramedics to assess the injuries.
“We were called at 2.05pm and the incident is not being treated as supicious.
MAPPED: Goldhawk Road in Hammersmith has been closed
“We treated four people at the scene”
“The driver stopped at the scene and none of the injuries are deemed to be life threatening.”
A London Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We were called at 2:05pm today to Goldhawk Road, Shepherds Bush to reports of a road traffic collision.
“We sent three ambulance crews, a single responder in a car, an incident response officer. We also dispatched our hazardous area response team (HART).
“We treated four people at the scene. We took one of these to a major trauma centre as a priority, and the other three to hospital.”
Jacob Dorrington who works at nearby Sindercombe Social, ran outside as soon as he heard the commotion.
He told getwestlondon: “The car was going down Goldhawk Road and clipped one of those podiums you chain bikes to.
“He skidded around 20 meters down the road and crashed into people sitting outside Brew Dog.
“I saw paramedics wheeling a lady into an ambulance and a man was lying on the floor, he was being treated for around 20 minutes before being taken into an ambulance.
“The car is still outside, its boot is open and they’re rummaging around in it.”