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A collision between a police van and a pedestrian in Shepherd's Bush today has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission for consideration.
A man, believed to be in his fifties, is said to be in a critical condition in hospital after the incident.
Scotland Yard said it was not clear if a police van which hit a pedestrian in west London this morning had its sirens and blue lights on.
The van was on its way to help two officers who had requested assistance when the collision occurred.
A force statement said:
A pedestrian is in a critical condition after he was hit by a police van on an emergency call.
The man, who is believed to be in his fifties, was hit at around 11.15am in Shepherd's Bush, west London.
The victim was taken to hospital where he is in a critical condition.
No arrests have been made and local roads were closed while the accident was investigated.