Police car crashes at Hammersmith Broadway just before Muse concert crowds leave the Eventim Apollo

Image above: photograph Jeremy Vine

A police car crashed at Hammersmith Broadway on Monday night, ending up on the pavement just before thousands of Muse fans left the rock band’s concert at Eventim Apollo.

Broadcaster Jeremy Vine was there to see the multi-platinum selling band and took the photograph above, Tweeting:

“10.10pm — police car totalled, ploughing onto pavement at Hammersmith Broadway. 10.20pm — 5,000 @muse fans (including me) walk down the same pavement. That’s a lot of luck for a lot of people. Hope all in the car were okay.”

Image above: photograph Jeremy Vine

Pete Alexander wrote:

“Happened right in front of us. We were in a cab at the lights. Police car seemed to swerve to avoid a pedestrian or another car doing the same thing. Pretty loud bang hitting the fencing.”

Another man [Tweeting as A1_bloke] commented:

“They must have hit it pretty hard to end up that far off the road.”

Another person [Tweeting as Expresso Depresso] wrote:

“Punch up at Muse before they even came on and a police car smashing into a wall as I left doing easily over 70. What a night.”

The band is considered one of the best live bands in the world. Their shows have been described as “groundbreaking” and “incendiary”. They have won two Grammy Awards and two Brit Awards, amongst many others – and have sold over 20 million albums worldwide.

They brought their Simulation Theory World Tour to Hammersmith as a benefit for War Child & Médecins Sans Frontières.

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