Three people including two police officers were rushed to hospital today after a crash involving an unmarked police car on Garratt Lane in Wandsworth Tuesday morning (July 21).

Images posted to social media on Tuesday showed a large number of first responders including ambulance crews, police officers and the London Fire Brigade (LFB) at the scene on Garratt Lane.

Responding to a request from the Wandsworth Times, a spokesperson for the Met Police confirmed that three people had been injured in the crash.

Two of those were Met Police officers riding in an unmarked car which collided with another vehicle, police said:

"Police are dealing with a collision in Wandsworth.

"Officers were called at 10:18hrs on Tuesday, 21 July to Garratt Lane, SW18. Two cars were reported to have collided.

"One of the cars was an unmarked police car on enquiry duties.

"Two officers, who were in the police car, have been taken to hospital, their injuries are not life threatening or changing.

"The driver of the other car has also been taken to hospital, his injuries are not thought life threatening or changing," the Met Police said.

Road closures in the busy area in central Wandsworth remain in place at present as the emergency services continue to attend the scene.

A spokesperson for London Ambulance Service (LAS) told the Wandsworth Times that all three of those injured had been rushed to major trauma centres after receiving treatment at the scene:

"We were called at 10:19am today (21 July) to reports of a road traffic collision on Garratt Lane, Wandsworth," they said.

"We dispatched a number of resources to the scene including ambulance crews, medics in fast response cars, an incident response officer and our hazardous area response team (HART). We also dispatched London’s Air Ambulance.

"We treated three people at the scene and took them to a major trauma centre," the spokesperson added.

Meanwhile, the Met said that its officers from their Roads and Transport Policing Command were already investigating the crash.