BREAKING: Car and Police van crash into shopfront in Wimbledon

All three emergency services were called to the scene after a Police car and a white Peugeot 207 crashed into the front of Kitchens Bathrooms and Tiles on Merton High Street at around 10:50 today. 

A marked police van was responding to an emergency call with blue lights and siren when it collided with a private vehicle turning in to Quicks Road.

Three fire engines and approximately ten fireman attended the incident, alongside an ambulance crew and five police cars, two police bikes, and a riot van arrived in the aftermath of the incident.

Road closures remain in place around Quicks Road.

An onlooker said: “I was inside my house and I heard a siren then a loud bang. I came out and saw the van in the shop.”

In a statement, the Met Police said: “There are no reports of serious injuries. The female driver of a private vehicle involved in the collision was seen by London Ambulance service. She was taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service as a precaution.

“The Met’s Directorate of Professional Standards will be informed as is standard practice in collisions involving police vehicles.”

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call police on 101.

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