Oct 5 2012 Story and video by Carl Gavaghan
long lane accident
A 65-year-old-man man is in a 'very serious' condition after he and his wife were hit by a vehicle which mounted the pavement in Long Lane Hillingdon today.
According to police the collision occurred at about 12.15pm. A spokesman said the car, driven by a woman, mounted the pavement and struck the husband and wife.
The man was taken to St May's Hospital in Paddington with serious head and chest injuries and according to a London Ambulance Services spokesman is in 'very serious' condition.
His wife, 64, was also taken to St Mary's Hospital suffering leg and head injuries and is said to be in a stable condition.
The driver of the car is assisting police enquiries at the scene and has not been arrested.
Paresh Risaradia owner of Hillingdon DIY, was working in his shop when the incident happened outside his store.
He said: "I did not see it but heard it. The car looks like it left the road and hit an elderly man and woman. The air ambulance came as it seemed they were very badly hurt."
More as we get it.
See video of Long Lane street being closed below.