Five-year-old boy rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries after South Woodford crash

PUBLISHED: 17:37 10 November 2017

Police at the scene of an incident in Woodford High Road. Picture: Ken Mears

Police at the scene of an incident in Woodford High Road. Picture: Ken Mears


A five-year-old boy sustained life-threatening injuries during a car crash in South Woodford.

The boy was rushed to hospital. Picture: Ken MearsThe boy was rushed to hospital. Picture: Ken Mears

Police were called at approximately 3.40pm today (November 10) and have cordoned off the road.

A police spokeswoman said officers along with colleagues from the London Ambulance Service (LAS) and London’s Air Ambulance attended the scene.

“The boy has been taken to an east London hospital with life-threatening/changing injuries.

“We await an update on his condition.”

Road closures are still in place.

A LAS spokeswoman said: “We treated a child at the scene and took them as a priority to a hospital in north east London by ground ambulance.”

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