Chelsea police motorbike crash injures pedestrian

A police motorbike crash in London has left a pedestrian in a critical condition in hospital, police have confirmed.

The 53-year-old victim, who police said lives locally, was treated after being hit in Sloane Avenue, near the junction with Makins Street, in Chelsea.

It happened at about 05:30 BST, on Tuesday.

The police officer riding the motorbike was treated for minor injuries before being discharged from hospital.

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