Two suspects in a burglary have died after smashing into a coach while attempting to evade police on the wrong side of the road.
Met Police responded to a 999 call reporting an aggravated burglary at an address in Harrow.
A short time later police became part in an active pursuit, and called upon the police helicopter who attended to provide assistance, enabling officers to back off and allow the helicopter to track the incident from the sky.
Met Police have told Police Hour “At approximately 21:00hrs the vehicle being pursued moved onto the wrong side of the carriageway on the A40. The police vehicles did not follow.”
“Police received a call at approximately 20:40hrs on Sunday, 10 February police responded to a report of an aggravated burglary at a residential address in Harrow.
Once the Vehicle moved onto the wrong side of the carriageway to soon was involved in a collision with a coach.
“The vehicle was then in collision with a coach near the junction with Kingsdown Avenue, W3.”
Met Police have confirmed that there were three occupants in the vehicle. Two people one male and one female were pronounced dead at the scene.
A second man has been taken to hospital for treatment, his condition is currently unknown.
Thankfully no one on the coach was injured.
The London Ambulance Service and London Fire Brigade also attended the incident.
The road is expected to be closed for a number of hours. er serious injuries.
The Directorate of Professional Standards and the Independent Office for Police Conduct have been informed.