A man has been charged after an officer was seriously injured following a vehicle stop in Notting Hill over the weekend.
Veran Whiskey, 39, of Edenvale St, SW6, is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 25 January.
He is charged with grievous bodily harm with intent, possession with intent to supply Class A drugs, dangerous driving and possession of criminal property.
Officers from the Met’s Territorial Support Group (TSG) stopped a vehicle at around 16:06hrs on Saturday, 23 January in Swanscombe Road, St Anns Villas, W11.
As officers went to speak to the occupants of the vehicle, the driver fled from the scene.
The officer was dragged by the vehicle, causing him serious injuries.
As the driver tried to flee, he struck another police vehicle and several cars before eventually coming to a stop.
The officer was taken to hospital. His injuries are not thought to be life-changing or life-threatening.
The vehicle’s occupant was taken to hospital for treatment to a head injury before going into police custody.
Another man who was in the suspect vehicle and got out when it was stopped has been charged with drug offences.
Imran Khan, 44, of Queensale Crescent, W11, was charged with possession of a controlled class B drug and is due to appear at the same court on the same date.
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