In photos: late night car crash and chase on Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, 31st July 2020

In photos: late night car crash and chase on Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, 31st July 2020

At around 1.30am this morning (Fri 31st July), we heard the familiar thump of a car crunching into an immovable object at speed, followed by the sound of shouting as the driver apparently hot footed it away from the crash.

In photos: late night car crash and chase on Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, 31st July 2020

Police on the scene told us that the vehicle was being chased by a police car before it smashed into the middle of the junction of Coldharbour Lane and Gresham Road.

In photos: late night car crash and chase on Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, 31st July 2020

As you can see, the car sustained fairly major damage as a result of hitting the pedestrian crossing post.

In photos: late night car crash and chase on Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, 31st July 2020

In photos: late night car crash and chase on Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, 31st July 2020

Close up of the damage.

In photos: late night car crash and chase on Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, 31st July 2020

More police cars were in attendance by 1.45am.

In photos: late night car crash and chase on Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, 31st July 2020

As of 2.30am Friday morning, several police officers and vehicles were still on the the scene, with the northbound lane of Gresham Road blocked off.

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