Woman hospitalised after being hit by car during police chase in Highgate
A woman has been left with leg and facial injuries after she was hit by a car being pursued by police in Highgate this morning.
The female pedestrian, believed to be in her 20s, was hit by a black Ford Focus in Shepherd’s Hill, near the junction with Archway Road, at around 11.45am.
The driver did not stop and left the scene.
Police were pursuing the Ford Focus, which was reported stolen, at the time of the accident but stopped to assist the injured woman.
Paramedics attended the scene and treated the woman for leg, hip and facial injuries. She was taken to St Mary’s Hospital, in Paddington, as a priority.
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Police are continuing to search for the Ford Focus, registration WM14 AAN or similar, and its driver.
Shepherd’s Hill is closed near the scene of the incident.
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The Metropolitan Police’s Directorate of Professional Standards (DPS), which investigates such incidents, has been informed as a matter of routine.