LONDON CRASH: Car ploughs into crowd at Shepherds Bush – injuries reported – Express.co.uk
Emergency services have scrambled to the scene of the crash in London (Image: Twitter @timjudah1)
The incident, which happened at around 2pm on Thursday, August 23, involved a car crashing into pedestrians on Goldhawk Road in Shepherds Bush.
Emergency services attended the incident and said that three people have been sent to hospital and another four were treated at the scene.
The Metropolitan Police have said that the crash is not being treated as suspicious and was caused due to the driver’s medical episode.
The driver stopped at the scene following the crash.
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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
Hammersmith and Fulham police tweeted: “Team E officers currently on scene dealing with a traffic accident in Goldhawk Road, W12 with a number of injured persons. There are road closures in place whilst we investigate this matter.
“Please bear with us and we’ll be getting the roads open as soon as we can”.
Transport For London Bus Alerts tweeted: “Routes 94 237 are diverted from Goldhawk Road via Askew Road and Uxbridge Road, W12 following Goldhawk Road closure due to a road traffic collision. Reverse diversion on return journey.”
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.
Goldhawk Road was closed in both directions after the crash (Image: GOOGLE )
“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.”
TFL Traffic News tweeted just before 4pm: “CLEARED: The road has been fully reopened.
“Emergency services remain on scene but traffic is now unaffected by the incident”.