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Gallows Corner crash: Woman airlifted to hospital after she is hit by car

PUBLISHED: 11:16 20 June 2019 | UPDATED: 07:34 21 June 2019

Emergency services were called to reports of a car crash on the A12, Gallows Corner in Romford. Picture: TFL Traffic

Emergency services were called to reports of a car crash on the A12, Gallows Corner in Romford. Picture: TFL Traffic

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A 22-year-old woman remains in a critical condition after she was hit by a car on the A12.

Police and the London Ambulance Service were called to reports that a car had hit a pedestrian on the A12 at around 8.50pm on Wednesday, June 19.

A woman aged 22 was taken to a south London hospital for treatment.

Her next of kin are aware.

The driver of the car stopped at the scene and was not arrested.

An LAS spokeswoman added: "We sent an incident response officer and an ambulance crew to the scene.

"We also dispatched London's Air Ambulance.

"We treated a person at the scene for head injuries and took them to hospital by air."

Det Sgt Jose Qureshi is leading the investigation. He said: "Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit are working to establish the full circumstances surrounding this incident.

"I am asking for anyone who witnessed the incident, or who has dash cam footage, to make contact with us as soon as possible."

Anyone with information asked to contact the SCIU on 0208 597 4874.

Alternatively tweet @MetCC or call 101 ref CAD 7861/19.

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