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Boy, 10, hit by car in Barkingside

PUBLISHED: 11:43 14 April 2019 | UPDATED: 14:12 14 April 2019

Police were called after a child was hit by a car in Barkingside High Street on Sunday, April 11. Picture: Ken Mears

Police were called after a child was hit by a car in Barkingside High Street on Sunday, April 11. Picture: Ken Mears

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Barkingside High Street has now reopened after a boy believed to be 10 years old was struck by a car.

Barkingside High Street has now reopened after a boy believed to be 10 years old was struck by a car.

Police were called by paramedics to reports of a child who had been hit by a car in High Street at 9.44am today, April 14.

The boy has been taken to an east London hospital, police confirmed, were his injuries have been deemed to be not life threatening.

A Met Police spokesman said: “The driver stopped at the scene.

“The road was temporarily closed whilst emergency services were at the scene.

“There have been no arrests.”

Earlier today, police officers tweeted a list of closed roads from their Redbridge MPS account:

“Due to an incident at Barkingside High Street the following

roads are closed:

“Barkingside high street between Fullwell Cross roundabout and Baron Gardens.

“We are trying to get the High St open as soon as possible.

“Please take an alternate route.”

The London Ambulance Service (LAS) has been approached for comment.


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