Elderly lady hit by car as she crossed High Road, Ilford

An elderly lady has been hit whilst crossing High Road, Ilford

An elderly lady has been hit whilst crossing High Road, Ilford - Credit: Archant

An elderly lady believed to be in her 80s has been hit by a car whilst crossing High Road, Ilford.

The collision between the pedestrian and a silver Vauxhall Astra took place by the junction between High Road and Francis Street.

London Ambulance Service sent two ambulances after they were alerted at 4.10pm.

The lady, reported to be Punjabi, was lifted in a stretcher and taken to hospital as it was feared she could have a spinal injury.

A LAS spokesperson confirmed that she had considerable pain with her shoulder and her wrist and was taken as a priority to Queen’s Hospital, Romford.


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A police officer at the scene said: “It was at low speed but it was an elderly lady, that’s our concern.”

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