A woman is in critical condition after she was hit by a police car responding to a 999 call on Boxing day.
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The car was responding to a call when the crash happened at around 11.30pm in Dalston Lane, Hackney, in east London.
The woman suffered life-threatening injuries and was rushed to hospital.
A spokesman has since confirmed she is now off life support.
They said: ‘I am delighted to say that while she remains in hospital and we have to describe her condition as critical, she is now off her ventilator.’
The incident has been reported to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) after Metropolitan Police and IPCC statements released earlier today said the woman had died.
They have since admitted this was an error.
The spokesman added: ‘The incident was mandatorily referred to the IPCC by the Metropolitan Police and an independent investigation was launched on the morning of 27 December.
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‘IPCC staff attended post incident procedures.’
Videos posted to social media show the woman being treated in the middle of the road by paramedics after the crash on December 26.
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One clip shows officers standing inside a cordon as paramedics appear to be treating someone on a stretcher.
Police officers can be seen investigating the scene after it was cordoned off following the crash.
Another video shows multiple police vehicles and buses at a standstill near the scene.
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