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Appeal following serious collision, SW16


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27-Jan-2015 10:53

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Police are appealing for witnesses after three men were injured following a road traffic collision in Streatham.

Officers were called at approximately 18:55hrs on Sunday, 25 January to reports of a car on fire after it had collided with a lamppost in Mitcham Lane, near the junction with Riggindale Road, SW16. There were no other vehicles involved in the collision.

The three male occupants of the car - a Citroen Berlingo - were taken to a south London hospital for treatment.

One - [A] aged 36 - remains there in a serious condition; his injuries are not life threatening. The other two, [B] aged 33 and [C] aged 47, were discharged following treatment.

All three men have been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and drink driving. All have been bailed pending further enquiries - [A] to early February; [B] and [C] to a date in early March.

Officers are appealing for any witnesses who saw the collision, or the moments leading up to the collision, to contact them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit based at Merton on 0208 543 5157.