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Bus hits schoolgirl, 12, in Ilford Lane

PUBLISHED: 09:45 19 May 2016 | UPDATED: 12:38 19 May 2016

A London Air Ambulance helicopter at Mount Pleasant estate, Ilford. Photo: Beth Wyatt/Archant

A London Air Ambulance helicopter at Mount Pleasant estate, Ilford. Photo: Beth Wyatt/Archant

Beth Wyatt/Archant

A 12-year-old girl was injured in a road traffic accident involving a bus in Ilford Lane, Ilford, earlier today.

A bus at the scene of a collision in Ilford Lane. Photo: Beth Wyatt/ArchantA bus at the scene of a collision in Ilford Lane. Photo: Beth Wyatt/Archant

The London Ambulance service was called at 8.07am swiftly followed by police.

The girl was treated at the scene and her injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Road closures from Wingate Road, including Khartoum Road and Vine Gardens, were in place while the emergency services dealt with the incident and have now been reopened.

A spokesman for the London Ambulance service said: “We sent an ambulance crew, an incident response officer and London’s Air Ambulance, arriving within five minutes

“We treated a child at the scene for chest, hip and leg injuries and took her as a priority to hospital by road ambulance.”

A spokeswoman for the police said: “No arrests have been made and enquiries continue.”

Did you see what happened? Call Ann-Marie on 02084773892 with any information.

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