Woman struck by unmarked police car in Dalston is fighting for her life

PUBLISHED: 09:50 04 May 2014 | UPDATED: 11:32 04 May 2014

The scene of the accident in Ridley Road. Photo B. Just.

The scene of the accident in Ridley Road. Photo B. Just.


A pedestrian is fighting for her life after she was struck by an unmarked police car on "blues and twos" in Dalston last night.

The woman, who is in her 30s, was taken to a central London hospital following the collision in Kingsland Road, at the junction with Ridley Road at 11.30pm.

She remains in a critical condition.

The police vehicle had its emergency lights on and was on its way to an incident before the collision.

The matter has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission for consideration.

No arrests have been made, and enquires are continuing.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information they believe could assist the investigation should call the serious collision investigation unit at Chadwell Heath Traffic Garage on 020 597 4874.

To remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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