Police searching for driver who ran over estate agent during viewing

first_imgPolice investigations are continuing after an estate agent in North London was mown down by a hit-and-run driver while showing a client the exterior of a new-build property.The unidentified agent, who works in the Woodbridge Green area of North East London, was hit by a blue Smart car that mounted the pavement as he and a prospective buyer looked at a development of newbuild one and two bedroom flats being finished off on the corner of Horn Lane and Shenfield Road.The incident was caught on CCTV and shows the pair standing on the pavement as they look at the front fascia of the red-brick apartment block.The Smart car then mounts the pavement and drives at the two men – the prospective buyer jumps out of the way over a wall but the estate agent, who is in his 40s, is struck by the car and carried some 20ft across the pavement on its bonnet before being dumped on the road.Completely randomA friend of the agent told local media that the incident was ‘completely random’. The Met police have confirmed that the man was taken to a nearby hospital and that, although he was struck as speed by the car, did not suffer life threatening injuries.The incident took place in broad daylight but so far no arrest have been made.Police are urging anyone who witnessed the incident or has any footage to call 101, quoting reference 4505/26Mar.Read more about safety on viewings.Woodford green hit and run viewings safety Met police April 12, 2021Nigel LewisWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Hong Kong remains most expensive city to rent with London in 4th place30th April 2021 Home » News » Agencies & People » Police searching for driver who ran over estate agent during viewing previous nextAgencies & PeoplePolice searching for driver who ran over estate agent during viewingMet police says ‘random’ attack on agent and client outside newbuild development is under investigation but no arrest has been made yet.Nigel Lewis12th April 202101,231 Viewslast_img read more