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Man injured in hit-and-run during police car chase

A man in his sixties is suffering from non life-threatening injuries Credit: PA

A man is in hospital after being knocked down in a second incident involving a car being chased by police in just over 24 hours.

Officers had tried to stop a dark vehicle as it drove erratically in Haringey, north London, at 9.45pm on Thursday.

But instead of slowing the car sped off, mowing the man down.

The pedestrian, said to be in his sixties, was taken to a central London hospital where he is believed to be suffering from non-life injuries.

A Scotland Yard spokesperson confirmed the details of the incident.

Pictures posted on social media show at least five police vehicles at the scene, which was cordoned off, and the incident is being examined by specialist collision investigators.

The Met's Directorate of Professional Standards has also been informed and police are now trying to trace the driver.

Rosie Cooper and Makayah McDermott were Credit: Family handout

On Wednesday, 10-year-old Makayah McDermott and his aunt Rosie Cooper, 34, were killed when a stolen vehicle being chased by police ploughed into them in Penge, south-east London.

The pair were run over along with Makayah's twin older sisters Niyah and Yahla who were trapped under the car.

Witnesses to the Haringey incident or anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.