Police complaints organisation appeals for witnesses after man hit by police car in Golders Green

PUBLISHED: 10:40 07 September 2018 | UPDATED: 10:55 07 September 2018

The man was hit by a police car in Golders Green in the early hours of this morning. Picture: @999London

The man was hit by a police car in Golders Green in the early hours of this morning. Picture: @999London


The body that deals with police complaints has issued a plea for witnesses to come forward, after a man was hit by a police car in Golders Green last month.

On August 21, a 49-year-old man was hit by a marked police car just after 3am, on the pavement at the junction of Finchley Road and Hoop Lane.

Before he was hit, the man had run from a Vauxhall Astra that was being chased by the police car.

The man was taken to hospital, where his injuries were found to be non-life threatening.

The crash saw the road between the North Circular and Golders Green closed for hours afterwards, causing problems for commuters and diverting bus routes.

The Independent Office for Police Complaints is asking anybody who saw the incident to come forward, and contact them on 0800 151 0019, or email

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