Police have made two arrests after a car crashed during a Mottingham police chase, leaving a man with a head injury.

Police were pursuing the suspect vehicle along Dunkery Road, when it crashed into a car driven by a member of a public shortly before 1pm yesterday. 

The driver, a man in his 20s, suffered a head injury. He was taken to hospital by air ambulance, where he remains in a stable condition

The occupants of the suspect vehicle, thought to be stolen, fled the scene.

A 22-year-old woman and a 24-year-old man have been arrested in connection with the incident. 

Fire services were called, working to release one person from a vehicle.

Two engines from Eltham and Sidcup fire stations and a rescue unit from East Ham Fire Station attended.

Witnesses or those with information that could assist police should call 101 ref CAD 3371/22 July.