Monday, March 07, 2016

Blood On Their Hands...TfL Ignore Calls For PH Drivers To Take Advanced Driving Test.

A toddler has been rushed to hospital after being hit by an Uber minicab in a rush hour crash, yards from Hyde Park.

Emergency services were called to Hyde Park Gate, off High Street Kensington, shortly after 6pm.

Police said the boy, thought to be around two years old, had been taken to hospital for treatment. Officers could not immediately confirm the seriousness of his condition.

A spokeswoman for the London Ambulance Service said paramedics treated the child for a head injury.

Roads were closed as police investigated the circumstances of the collision. The driver stopped at the scene, police said.

News Update 8th March am:

The incident happened at about 18:10hrs that day at Hyde Park Gate, SW7. The child - a 1-year-old boy was - with a family member at the location when the collision occurred.

He was taken to a central London hospital by London Ambulance. Sadly he died at 21:50hrs. Next of kin have been informed, but he has not yet been formally identified.

Calls For TfL Privare Hire Drivers To Take Advanced Driving Test

Calls for all Private Hire drivers to take advanced driving tests like Licensed Taxi drivers have to take, have been ignored by TfL bosses. 

Last week five motorcyclists were mowed down by TfL licensed minicab drivers. One fatal collision happened at the junction with Farrier Street just before 8.17pm on Saturday night.

Last night Regent Street had to be closed off, as a Toyota with TfL roundals collided with traffic lights and a bus, while doing an illegal u-turn.

The amount of minicab carnage on London's streets is escalating at an extremely fast rate. 
Every week over 700 new PH drivers add to the chaos as drivers, clueless to where they're going, frequently take their eyes off the road ahead to study their sat nav.