A girl in her 80s is combating for her life after a collision with a police motorbike escorting the Duchess of Edinburgh.
Buckingham Palace has stated Sophie’s “Ideas and prayers are with the injured lady and her household” following the accident at Earl’s Courtroom, west London.
The pensioner – who will not be named – is in essential situation in hospital.
It’s understood the Duchess was being escorted by a rolling police escort with a crew of bikes on the time of the conflict.
Two bicycles – one with King Charles’s encryption key – had been seen contained in the cordon this night.
The Met Police Particular Escort Group gives armed escorts for members of the Royal Household, VIPs, protected members of presidency, visiting royals, heads of state and different dignitaries.
It additionally gives armed car escort for priceless, harmful and guarded cargo – and also can embody high-risk prisoners.
A Met Police spokesman stated: “A girl has been injured after being concerned in a collision with a police motorbike in west London.
“Round 3:21pm on Wednesday 10 Could, a police motorbike on escort responsibility was concerned in a collision with a citizen on the junction of Cromwell Street and Warwick Street, SW5.
“Paramedics from the London Ambulance Service and London Air Ambulance had been on the scene and a lady in her 80s was taken to hospital.
“She stays in essential situation. Your loved ones has been knowledgeable.”
“There aren’t any studies of different accidents. Investigations into the circumstances of the collision are ongoing.”
“The highway closures will stay in place whereas the scene of the accident is being processed.
“As standard, the Directorate for Skilled Requirements has been knowledgeable.”
A palace spokesman stated: “The heartfelt ideas and prayers of the Duchess are with the injured woman and her household.”
“She is grateful for the fast response from emergency providers and can hold abreast of developments.”
“Additional remark can be inappropriate at the moment whereas the incident is being investigated.”