An elderly woman who was hit by a police motorcycle that was escorting the duchess of edinburgh He is reportedly in a coma at the hospital.
He metropolitan police said the motorcycle collided with a pedestrian at around 3:21pm on Wednesday (May 10) at the junction of Cromwell Road and Warwick Road in west London, leaving her in critical condition.
On Friday, the BBC named her as Helen Holland, 81, of Birchanger, essex.
she had been in London visiting her older sister on Wednesday and her family says she is in a coma, according to the station.
His son and daughter-in-law Martin and Lisa-Marie Holland told the BBC they were “shocked and disgusted by his extensive injuries”.
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“She is being well cared for by him. National Health Service whom we must deeply thank for their help in keeping her alive,” they said.
BBC News At Ten newscaster Clive Myrie said the family is “calling for a full investigation”.
Thursday, Buckingham palace saying sophie is “grateful for the quick response from the emergency services”, adding that it will “keep abreast of developments”.
In a statement, the palace said: “The Duchess’s sincerest thoughts and prayers are with the injured lady and her family.
“She is grateful for the quick response from the emergency services and will keep abreast of developments.
“Further comment at this time would not be appropriate while the incident is investigated.”
He Met has said the pedestrian was taken to hospital, where he remains in critical condition.
On Wednesday night, police said no other injuries were reported and investigations into the crash were ongoing.
The force said the Professional Standards Directorate, which investigates the conduct of officers, has been routinely briefed.