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Police officer hit by car in Hammersmith

A police officer has been hit by a car in west London, the Metropolitan Police said.

The female plain-clothed officer was struck by the vehicle in Shepherds Bush Road, Hammersmith, at about 15:30 BST.

She is in hospital being treated for a suspected broken leg and concussion and is in a stable condition.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and failing to stop. He is in custody pending further investigation.

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