Ilford Lane blocked after pedestrian hit by a car in ‘murder attempt’
PUBLISHED: 15:53 16 September 2016 | UPDATED: 16:04 16 September 2016
Traffic is being diverted from Ilford Lane after a pedestrian was hit by a car.
Police were called at 2pm today after a pedestrian was hit by a car on the pavement in Fanshawe Avenue, Barking.
The driver drove off directly after the incident and a police spokesman said they were treating the incident as attempted murder.
The pedestrian was rushed to hospital but they are not believed to be suffering from life-threatening injuries.
Ilford Lane is closed and Fanshawe Avenue is blocked with slow traffic in both directions at the A124 Northern relief Road junction.
Anyone with information should call the police on 101 or Crimstoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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