Woman Critically Injured as Car Flips over on Putney Hill

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The car overturned on Putney Hill.
The car overturned on Putney Hill. Picture: Mark Palace


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October 31, 2022

A woman is fighting for her life in hospital after her car overturned in Putney on Sunday afternoon (30 October).

The police say that no other vehicles were involved in the incident which took place at the junction of Putney Hill and Lytton Grove shortly before 4.19pm.

Another woman was treated at the scene but did not need to be taken to hospital. According to London Ambulance Service a third person also needed to be taken to a major trauma centre.

A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police said, "Police were called at 16:19hrs on Sunday, 30 October to reports of an overturned car at the junction of Putney Hill and Lytton Grove, Putney.

"Officers attended along with the London Ambulance Service and the London Fire Brigade. One woman was taken to hospital in a life-threatening condition.

"Another woman was treated at the scene for minor injuries. No other vehicles were involved and no arrests were made. Enquiries to establish the circumstances are ongoing."

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said, “We were called at 4.19pm today (30 October) to reports of a road traffic collision on the junction of Westleigh Avenue and Putney Hill, Putney.

“We sent two ambulance crews, an incident response officer, a medic in a fast response car and a clinical team leader to the scene. We treated three patients at the scene. Two people were taken to a major trauma centre and one person was discharged at the scene.”

Putney Hill was closed at the time of the incident but has since reopened.


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