Car Ploughs Into Crowd In London, Three Teenagers Dead
Three teenagers have been killed after a car ploughed into them while they were standing near a bus stop in London.
Police were called to Shepiston Lane, Hayes, on Junction 4 of the M4, near the Esso petrol station, following reports of a serious road traffic collision.
Colleagues from both the police force and London Ambulance Service are said to have attended the scene.
A group of teenagers was waiting at the bus stop when a black Audi is believed to have collided with the three of them, reports the Daily Star.
It’s been reported the three who were hit all died at the scene, while the others in the group were uninjured.
Inside the the Audi was a 28-year-old man, who was arrested before being then taken to a west London hospital for treatment.
The unnamed 28-year-old will be taken into custody after he has been discharged.
The incident is believed to have happened at 8.41pm Friday night (January 26).
Following the incident, road closures were put in place while the emergency services dealt with the aftermath, however, they have since been lifted.
The police are appealing for witnesses who may have seen either the Audi before the collision or in the moments leading up to it.
Detective Jane Shaw, of the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said:
These are horrific circumstances that have resulted in three young people losing their lives; I need anyone who saw what happened to contact police immediately.
Did you see this Audi before the collision, or in the moments leading up to it? I would urge you to speak to us to assist us with our investigation.
Police have stated the incident is not being treated as terror related.