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Woman rushed to hospital after unmarked police car collides with vehicle in Harrow

Weston Drive in Harrow was blocked in both directions today after a collision in which a person was taken to hospital as a priority.

The incident happened at around 11am and involved an unmarked police car colliding with another vehicle.

Weston Drive is located just off Belmont Circle and is often used as a shortcut to Stanmore.

Woman rushed to hospital after unmarked police car collides with vehicle in Harrow Harrow Online

Images sent to Harrow Online show the vehicle that collided with a wall, and another vehicle in the middle of the road.

A spokesperson for London Fire Brigade said, “Firefighters were called to a road traffic collision on Weston Drive in Harrow.

“Two cars were in collision with each other, with one of the vehicles also striking a wall. A woman was treated on scene by London Ambulance Service, and a man suffering from breathlessness was assessed on scene by firefighters.

“The Brigade was called at 1109 and the incident was over for firefighters at 1142. Two fire engines from Stanmore and Harrow Fire Station attended the scene.”

Woman rushed to hospital after unmarked police car collides with vehicle in Harrow Harrow Online
Police at the scene. Image: Hitesh Meghani

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called at 11.07am on Wednesday 22 May to reports of a road traffic incident on Weston Drive, Stanmore.

“We sent resources to the scene, including an ambulance crew and an incident response officer.

“Our paramedics treated two patients at the scene and took one person to hospital as a priority.”

A spokesperson for Met Police said, “At approximately 11:06hrs on Wednesday, 22 May an unmarked police vehicle was in collision with another vehicle on Weston Drive, Stanmore.

“London Ambulance Service attended the scene and two police officers and the driver of the second car – a woman in her 60s – were all taken to hospital for treatment. The officers have since been discharged and we await an update on the woman’s condition.

Woman rushed to hospital after unmarked police car collides with vehicle in Harrow Harrow Online
Weston Drive blocked by fire engines.

“The officer were supporting an active operation in the area at the time of the collision.

“Road closures were put in place at the time and have since been lifted.

“The Directorate of Professional Standards has been informed.”

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