Three injured after police vehicle collides with car outside Lewisham University Hospital

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Three people were injured this morning after a police vehicle crashed into a car on Lewisham High Street. 

London Ambulance Service (LAS) was called today (April 17) at 11.15am to a road traffic collision outside Lewisham University Hospital (LUH). 

An LAS spokesman said two ambulances and a single responder were sent to the incident and reported three people suffered neck and chest injuries and were taken to LUH. 

Transport for London tweeted traffic information just before 12am, with police also on the scene to direct traffic. 

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12:13pm Thu 17 Apr 14

white rabbit9 says...

Trident?
Trident? white rabbit9
  • Score: 11

2:23pm Thu 17 Apr 14

Techvedic says...

Indeed a Mad policing. Identified personnel should be booked with charges of violating traffic rules. (Editor, Techvedic)
Indeed a Mad policing. Identified personnel should be booked with charges of violating traffic rules. (Editor, Techvedic) Techvedic
  • Score: 3

7:45pm Thu 17 Apr 14

sunny30 says...

The police who was driving the car should be charged,named and shamed too!!!! i do have pictures but not sure if i can post it.
the inccident actually happend 11:10am,
the car WAS IN PURSUIT!!!
and it was a MAN that was cut out his car by the fire brigade!!
its not the 1st time either i have seen police speeding down lewisham highstreet like its a racing track!!!
The police who was driving the car should be charged,named and shamed too!!!! i do have pictures but not sure if i can post it. the inccident actually happend 11:10am, the car WAS IN PURSUIT!!! and it was a MAN that was cut out his car by the fire brigade!! its not the 1st time either i have seen police speeding down lewisham highstreet like its a racing track!!! sunny30
  • Score: 9

9:04pm Thu 17 Apr 14

reasonable75 says...

sunny30 wrote:
The police who was driving the car should be charged,named and shamed too!!!! i do have pictures but not sure if i can post it.
the inccident actually happend 11:10am,
the car WAS IN PURSUIT!!!
and it was a MAN that was cut out his car by the fire brigade!!
its not the 1st time either i have seen police speeding down lewisham highstreet like its a racing track!!!
Well if you have pictures why not send to News Shopper?

So the police car was chasing someone, but we don't know why. Could have been a criminal trying to escape. What happened to the car they were chasing?
[quote][p][bold]sunny30[/bold] wrote: The police who was driving the car should be charged,named and shamed too!!!! i do have pictures but not sure if i can post it. the inccident actually happend 11:10am, the car WAS IN PURSUIT!!! and it was a MAN that was cut out his car by the fire brigade!! its not the 1st time either i have seen police speeding down lewisham highstreet like its a racing track!!![/p][/quote]Well if you have pictures why not send to News Shopper? So the police car was chasing someone, but we don't know why. Could have been a criminal trying to escape. What happened to the car they were chasing? reasonable75
  • Score: 9

3:38pm Sat 19 Apr 14

Marty1979 says...

Just wait until Chelyabinsk (Bleaky chins) spots this article
Just wait until Chelyabinsk (Bleaky chins) spots this article Marty1979
  • Score: -8

9:40am Tue 22 Apr 14

sunny30 says...

sunny30 wrote:
The police who was driving the car should be charged,named and shamed too!!!! i do have pictures but not sure if i can post it.
the inccident actually happend 11:10am,
the car WAS IN PURSUIT!!!
and it was a MAN that was cut out his car by the fire brigade!!
its not the 1st time either i have seen police speeding down lewisham highstreet like its a racing track!!!
how do i go about it without gettin in trouble with police as they mite see it as breaching if u know what i mean?
[quote][p][bold]sunny30[/bold] wrote: The police who was driving the car should be charged,named and shamed too!!!! i do have pictures but not sure if i can post it. the inccident actually happend 11:10am, the car WAS IN PURSUIT!!! and it was a MAN that was cut out his car by the fire brigade!! its not the 1st time either i have seen police speeding down lewisham highstreet like its a racing track!!![/p][/quote]how do i go about it without gettin in trouble with police as they mite see it as breaching if u know what i mean? sunny30
  • Score: 2

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