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Harman questioned over car crash

Harriet Harman
Harriet Harman has denied the allegations

Labour's deputy leader Harriet Harman has said she is co-operating with police over allegations that she left the scene of a minor car accident.

The Mail on Sunday says a witness has accused her of not giving her details after the crash in south London.

A spokesman for Ms Harman said she strongly denied the allegations. No injuries have been reported.

The Metropolitan Police have confirmed they are investigating a minor traffic collision in Dulwich on 3 July.

The collision is said to have involved Ms Harman's vehicle and a parked car.

The Mail on Sunday reports that after the crash Ms Harman stopped briefly but quotes a witness who says she drove off without leaving her insurance or registration details.

The witness told the newspaper that the leader of the Commons wound down her window and said: "I'm Harriet Harman, you know where you can get me."

A spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said they were in the process of taking statements from all parties.



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