Man with life-threatening injuries and teen in hospital after Clerkenwell collision

The scene on Rawstorne Street was cordoned off on April 9, a day after the incident took place

The scene on Rawstorne Street was cordoned off on April 9, a day after the incident took place - Credit: Andre Langlois

Two people are in hospital, one with life-threatening injuries, following a collision in Islington.

Police were called to Rawstorne Street in Clerkenwell at around 12pm on April 8, following reports of a collision involving a car and two pedestrians. 

Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and two men were taken to hospital.

Two men were taken to hospital following the collision

Two men were taken to hospital following the collision - Credit: Andre Langlois

The first victim, aged his 20s, remains in hospital in a life-threatening condition.

The second victim, aged in his late teens, was treated for injuries that are not life-threatening or life-changing, the Met said.

Rawstorne Street

Police are urging people who witnessed the incident to come forward with information which could help their investigation - Credit: Andre Langlois

"While the investigation is in its early stages, this is being treated as a deliberate act but not terror related," a Met spokesperson said.

"No arrests have been made; enquiries continue."

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Anyone who witnessed this incident or has any information that could help police should call 101 and provide reference number CAD 2910/08APR.