Buckingham Palace Road Rage sees taxi driver tasered and arrested

buckingham palace road rage sees taxi driver tasered and arrested

Hyde-park Corner, London Sunday 11th August 2019 Gridlocked after Buckingham Palace Road Rage Attack and man is Tasered

Police were called at approximately 8.15pm on Sunday, 11 August to reports of a woman injured after being in collision with a car in Hyde Park Corner, SW1. 

Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and the woman, no further details, was taken to a central London hospital for treatment; condition awaits.

At this early stage it is believed she was the occupant of a car who became involved in a dispute with another car. She had got out of her car before being struck by the other car as it attempted to drive away. 

An altercation occurred after the collision and one man – no further details – was arrested at the scene on suspicion of affray. He has been taken into police custody.

Taser was discharged by officers during the arrest.

A second man subsequently complained of feeling unwell and has been taken to hospital – condition awaits.

Road closures are in place; enquiries into circumstances remain ongoing.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation or who has footage of the incident, including dashcam or mobile phone imagery, is asked to contact police on 101 and quote CAD 6953/11Aug.