A male has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after four Met Police officers were injured in a collision in Southwark yesterday (20th Oct) afternoon.
The fifth officer was injured during the subsequent arrest.
One of the officers remains in a serious condition with potentially life-changing injuries. Their next of kin have been informed.
Another officer remains in hospital with injuries which are not believed to be life-threatening or life-changing.
The two other officers who were injured have since been discharged from hospital with minor injuries.
The incident happened at around 13:30 hours yesterday (20th October) in Draycott Close near to the junction with Edmund Street, SE5.
The driver of the vehicle that struck the officers, a man aged in his 20s, was taken to hospital with minor injuries.
The male has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.
Another man who was also in the vehicle is believed to have fled the scene. Enquiries to locate him are ongoing.
Detectives from Central South CID are investigating, supported by colleagues from the Roads and Transport Policing Command.
Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to call 101 ref CAD 3656/20 Oct. Alternatively tweet @MetCC, or contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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