Posted: 10.06.21 at 10:20 by Dimitris Kouimtsidis
A TWO-YEAR-OLD girl has been taken to hospital in critical condition after being struck by a moped in Acton.
Officers were called just after 6:30pm on Tuesday, June 8, to reports of a collision involving a moped and a child pedestrian at the junction of the Vale on Uxbridge Road and Agnes Road.
The rider of the moped, a 19-year-old man, stopped at the scene.
He was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and driving while under the influence of drugs and was taken into custody where he remains.
Police are appealing for witnesses and any drivers with dash-cam footage to come forward as part of their investigation.
Detective Sergeant Nush Puvitharan from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit said: “The incident happened as the girl and her family were crossing the street at traffic lights while other vehicles waited.
“Some of those road users would have seen the incident or may have recorded the events on dash-cam footage and, if so, I would urge them to come forward and speak to police.
“This information could prove vital in ensuring we can piece together exactly what happened in this incident.”
Anyone with any information is urged to contact the witness appeal line on 020 8246 9820.
Alternatively, they can call the police on 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote the reference number CAD6736/8June.
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