Mother paralysed after hit-and-run
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Mother paralysed after hit-and-run in West Norwood

A mother was left paralysed after being struck by a car in a hit-and-run.

CCTV footage now released by the Metropolitan Police shows the moment the car, a dark grey BMW 3 Series, mounted the kerb and struck 30-year-old Chanelle Higgins.

The incident happened near Scandals nightclub in West Norwood, south-east London, at 04:40 BST on 29 May.

"I'm now in a wheelchair. I can't move my legs and I only have limited usage of my hands," she said.

"Now I need care 24 hours a day and due to my disability, I can't look after my children by myself and they have to stay with my family."

The car involved was recovered about two weeks later parked in a street in south London.

A 25-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder has been bailed until a date in December.

  • 29 Nov 2016