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Police sirens, a helicopter and smoke have been reported in Uxbridge as part of an ongoing incdient.

The Metropolitan Police Service have been contacted over the incident, which may be in relation to a car that appears damaged and was abandoned in the middle of Park Road near Uxbridge town centre.

A video shared on Twitter shows a silver Toyota Prius which appears to be abandoned in the middle of Park Road, at traffic lights, with doors open.

A police officer can be seen in the footage, shared with getwestlondon on Twitter by @jack_kennedy07, with a police dog, appearing to be chasing down the street at about 11am on Tuesday (October 2).

Damage done to the front of a car in Uxbridge

The Met has been contacted for further information about the incident.

A witness who drove past the car in Park Road, near the Gardener's Arms pub, described seeing several police cars arriving at the scene.

We will bring you updatees on this incident as we get them:

Full police statement

A Metropolitan Police spokeswoman told getwestlondon:

Police were called at around 10:25hrs on Tuesday, 2 October following reports that a car had collided with a garage on Brearley Close, Hillingdon.

The car failed to stop at the scene and officers, including the Met’s dog unit, followed it onto Park Road, where the driver got out of the vehicle.

The man attempted to flee the scene but was detained by police.

He was arrested on suspicion of drink driving and attempted GBH.

Man arrested on suspicion of drink driving

A man has been arrested by police in Uxbridge on suspicion of drink driving.

They were first called at around 10.25am after reports the car had collided with a garage in Brearley Close.

Met Police officers including the gods unit chased the car, which stopped in Park Road.

The driver then got out of the car and tried to flee the scene.

Fire Brigade not called

Despite the very first reports suggesting that smoke had been seen over Uxbridge, a spokeswoman for London Fire Brigade has confirmed that they have not been called to any incident in Uxbridge so far today.

Helicopters heard

Initial social media reports were that police sirens, police dogs and helicopters could be heard in Uxbridge near the town centre.

The scene of the incident

The car was abandoned in Park Road at a traffic light.

What can be seen?

Reports are that the car is in the middle lane of Park Road at a traffic light.

The silver Toyota Prius appears to have been involved in a collision and has a large dent in its front bumper.

What is going on?

We know that a silver car has been abandoned in Park Road, Uxbridge, earlier today, at around 11am.

Video footage shows a police officer and police dog running across Park Road, near the Gardener’s Arms pub.

We are waiting for Metropolitan Police to confirm the nature of the incident.