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Car collides with children and parents outside school in south-west London
8 September 2020, 16:37 | Updated: 8 September 2020, 17:04
A car has mounted the pavement and collided with children and parents outside a school in Earlsfield, south-west London.
The victims include a number of children and two parents and their injuries are non-life-threatening, but one child "may have a broken leg", the Metropolitan Police confirmed.
A large number of emergency service teams and vehicles are currently responding to the crash outside Beatrix Potter Primary School on Openview.
The driver of the vehicle stopped at the scene and no arrests have been made but enquiries are ongoing.
Two children were also in the car when it crashed but neither they nor the driver were injured.
The London Ambulance Service (LAS) and the Met said they were called at 3:11pm on Tuesday to reports of a road traffic incident in the area.
LAS confirmed that ambulance crews, an advanced paramedic, medics in response cars and a hazardous area response team were dispatched to the scene, along with London's Air Ambulance.
We’re dealing with a collision near a school in Openview #Wandsworth #SW18. A car mounted the pavement and collided with a number of children and two parents. Injuries not life-threatening; one child may have a broken leg. The driver of the car stopped at the scene. No arrest— Wandsworth Police | #StayAlert (@MPSWandsworth) September 8, 2020
Several patients are currently being treated and other emergency service teams are at the location.
The Met added that a tree was also struck during the incident and a number of local road closures are in place.
A spokesman for the service said: "We’re dealing with a collision near a school in Openview #Wandsworth #SW18.
"A car mounted the pavement and collided with a number of children and two parents. Injuries not life-threatening; one child may have a broken leg.
"The driver of the car stopped at the scene. No arrest"
A LAS spokesperson said: “We were called at 3:11pm on Tuesday 8 September to reports of a road traffic incident in Openview, Earlsfield SW18.
“We have dispatched a number of resources including ambulance crews, an advanced paramedic, medics in response cars and our hazardous area response teams (HART). We have also dispatched London’s Air Ambulance.
“We are currently treating a number of patients and continue to work with other emergency services at the scene.”