Statement on the incident at Seven Sisters Road

19 June 2017

Updated statement at 3.15pm (updated figures)

London Ambulance Service Deputy Director of Operations, Peter McKenna said:

“Our thoughts are with all of those affected by the incident in Finsbury Park and their friends and family.

“We took nine patients to three London hospitals and treated others at the scene for minor injuries.

“We were called to the incident at 12:15am (Monday 19 June) and sent over 60 of our medics including ambulance crews, advanced paramedics, specialist response teams and an advanced trauma team from London’s Air Ambulance. The first of our medics arrived within 14 minutes of the first emergency call.

“We managed the incident in a dedicated special operations centre, and, as always, our priority was to assess patients and ensure that they were treated and taken to hospital as soon as possible.

“I’m very proud of all of our staff who responded to this incident alongside our other emergency services colleagues.”

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Updated at 12:30pm

London Ambulance Service Deputy Director of Operations, Peter McKenna said:

“Our thoughts are with all of those affected by the incident in Finsbury Park and their friends and family.

“We took eight patients to three London hospitals and treated others at the scene for minor injuries.

“We were called to the incident at 12:15am (Monday 19 June) and sent over 60 of our medics including ambulance crews, advanced paramedics, specialist response teams and an advanced trauma team from London’s Air Ambulance. The first of our medics arrived within 14 minutes of the first emergency call.

“We managed the incident in a dedicated special operations centre, and, as always, our priority was to assess patients and ensure that they were treated and taken to hospital as soon as possible.

“I’m very proud of all of our staff who responded to this incident alongside our other emergency services colleagues.”

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Updated at 4:40am

London Ambulance Service Deputy Director of Operations, Kevin Bate said:

"We have treated eight patients at the scene and taken them to three London hospitals. A number of patients were also treated at the scene for minor injuries.

"Our thoughts are with all those affected by the incident on Seven Sisters Road and their friends and family.

"We were called to the incident at 12:15am (Monday 19 June).

"We sent over 60 medics to the scene, including ambulance crews, advance paramedics and specialist responses teams and an advance trauma team from London’s Air Ambulance.

"The incident is being managed by a team in a dedicated special operations centre.

"We continue to work closely with other members of the emergency services at the scene."

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Updated at 2:00am

London Ambulance Service Deputy Director of Operations, Kevin Bate said:

“We were called at 12.15am to reports of a road traffic collision at Seven Sisters Road.

“We have sent a number of ambulance crews, advance paramedics and specialist responses teams to the scene. An advance trauma team from London’s Air Ambulance has also been dispatched by car.

“We are working closely with other members of the emergency services at the scene.

“Our priority is to assess the level and nature of injuries and ensure those in the most need are treated first and taken to hospital.

“More information will follow when we have it.”

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