Girl, 2, fighting for life after she was hit by moped while crossing the street at a traffic
light with family in West London, The Metropolitan Police said the toddler was found
with serious injuries in Acton and rushed to hospital where she remains in a critical
condition. Officers were called at 18.34pm 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, W3.
London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance also attended the scene.
The rider of the moped, a 19-year-old man, stopped at the scene in Acton.
He was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and driving while under the
influence of drugs. The moped rider remains in custody.
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.” Police are appealing for witnesses and any drivers
with dash-cam footage to come forward after she was seriously injured.