Six people are injured after car ploughs into pedestrians in north London hit-and-run horror as police hunt for driver

  • Six people have been injured in a hit-and-run in Harringay, north London
  • The vehicle collided into a group of pedestrians near junction of Salisbury Road
  • Four people were taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries

Police are hunting for a driver after a car ploughed into a group of pedestrians in north London, injuring six people.

Emergency services were called at 7.13pm today following reports that a car collided with pedestrians near the junction with Salisbury Road, Harringay.

Officers attended along with the London Ambulance Service and the London Fire Brigade.

Six pedestrians were injured. Four people were taken to hospital and two people were treated at the scene. None of the pedestrians are thoughts to have suffered life-threatening injuries.

CCTV footage showed people lying injured in the immediate aftermath of this evening’s collision in Harringay, north London, as bystanders rush over to help them

The black 4x4 was described as dented and appeared to be kicked by a bystander before it fled the scene

The black 4×4 was described as dented and appeared to be kicked by a bystander before it fled the scene

Footage taken from the scene appeared to show a black 4×4 dash from the scene as passers-by ran over to help the wounded.

One person kicked the car as it fled, while another shouted: ‘They just ran over all these people!’

Leader of Haringey Council, Cllr Peray Ahmet, wrote on Twitter that she was ‘disgusted’ the motorist drove away from the scene.

A Met spokesman said: ‘The car failed to stop at the scene and officers are working to trace the driver.

‘Emergency services remain at the scene and road closures are in place.

‘The incident is being treated as a road traffic collision. Further enquiries are taking place to establish the circumstances.

‘Anyone with information that could assist the investigation is asked to call 101 quoting CAD 5189/22Jan.’


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