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Appeal for witnesses to collision in Wandsworth

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Appeal for witnesses to collision in Wandsworth

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a collision in Wandsworth.

Police were called at about 19:30hrs on Sunday, 14 August to reports of a collision involving a car and a number of pedestrians on Cabul Road, SW11.

The car subsequently collided with a tree.

Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended. Five people, including two children, were taken to hospital for treatment.

A 10-year-old boy suffered serious injuries which are believed to be life-changing. He currently remains in a hospital and is receiving ongoing treatment.

The 72-year-old driver stopped at the scene and was arrested on suspicion of motoring offences including causing serious injury. He has been bailed to a date in mid-September pending further enquiries.

Detectives from the Roads and Transport Policing Command are investigating.

Detective Constable Benjamin Simpson from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: ‘’This is a very sad incident in which multiple pedestrians were injured in a private car park at a memorial service.

"We are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or who has any information to come forward and contact the police.’’

Anybody with information is urged to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 020 8543 5157, via 101 or @MetCC quoting reference CAD 6460/14Aug.