Three officers, one man and a child were hospitalised yesterday evening following a police chase in the South Side. 

The collision, involving two cars, caused a police car to be flipped onto its roof.

Emergency services were called to the scene on Carmunnock Road in Castlemilk at 5.35pm after receiving reports of the crash.

The chase had commenced after a Skoda car failed to stop along Stavenan Road. 

During the short pursuit, a two-vehicle crash occurred on Carmunnock Road at its junction with Craiglinn Gardens -involving a Peugeot police car and a blue BMW 3 series. The BMW was not involved in the police pursuit of the Skoda car.

Glasgow Times:

The driver behind the wheel of the Skoda car failed to stop and did not return to the scene. 

The 39-year-old male driver of the BMW and a 10-year-old passenger were taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and Royal Hospital for Children for treatment to their injuries. 

Three male police officers were also taken to QEUH, Glasgow. Their current condition is currently unknown.

The road was closed for around three hours after the collision.

Glasgow Times:

Police are now appealing to the public for information and dash-cam footage in a bid to establish the circumstances surrounding the serious incident. 

Chief Inspector Darren Faulds, of Glasgow’s Road Policing Unit, said: “Our enquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash, along with the vehicle which failed to stop, are ongoing.

“I would urge anyone who may have witnessed the crash or was in the area around the time of the crash to contact police. Also, anyone with dash-cam footage which could assist our investigation should get in touch."

Anyone with information can contact police on 101, quoting incident number 2330 of 27 October.

Pictures and video: Martin Garrow