A man has crashed into a building, escaped on foot and then been found and taken to hospital in an incident in Brockley.

Police officers on patrol in Brockley Road at around 11.30pm on Tuesday night saw a car driving erratically.

The car then crashed into a building and a man escaped on foot.

Police followed the man, who is in his 40s, and administered first aid.

He was then taken to hospital by ambulance crews - where he remains.

His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening and enquiries are ongoing.

A Met Police spokesperson said: "While officers were on patrol in Brockley Road, SE4 at about 23:30hrs on Tuesday, 22 February when they became aware of a car driving erratically.

"The car collided with a building on Brockley Road and a man left on foot.

"Officers confirmed there were no other occupants in the car.

"Officers followed and administered first aid and a man, aged in his 40s, was taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service where he remains.

"His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

"Enquiries ongoing."

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