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Tragic Collision on Oxford Street Leaves Two with Life-Changing Injuries

In a heart-wrenching incident that unfolded on Oxford Street, near Tottenham Court Road, two individuals are currently battling life-changing injuries following a horrifying collision involving a suspected drunk driver. The incident occurred shortly before 3 am on Sunday, sending shockwaves through the city.

Police officer at night-time road incident scene.

The collision took place as late-night revellers and partygoers gathered along Oxford Street, eagerly awaiting their transport home. Tragically, their night of celebration took a nightmarish turn when a vehicle careened into the crowd, causing severe injuries to two unsuspecting victims.

Emergency services rushed to the scene, swiftly transporting the injured to nearby trauma centres.

Policeman near cordoned off street with damaged car at night.

The aftermath of the incident has prompted officers from the Met Police to impose a significant road closure in the vicinity, affecting local traffic flow and necessitating the rerouting of bus services to ensure public safety.

Cordoned street scene at night with emergency services.

The Metropolitan Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit has taken charge of the case, launching a comprehensive probe into the circumstances surrounding the tragic event.

UK police cordon off nighttime city street.

The driver of the vehicle, believed to have been under the influence of alcohol at the time of the collision, has been apprehended and is now facing multiple charges related to the incident.

Damaged car behind police cordon at night.

In light of these developments, both the Metropolitan Police and the London Ambulance Service are expected to provide further updates as their investigations progress. Meanwhile, a dedicated crime scene remains in place at the collision site, underlining the severity of the situation.

In the wake of this distressing incident, commuters and motorists are strongly advised to steer clear of the affected area, enabling authorities to conduct their investigations unimpeded and ensuring the safety of all road users.

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