Paramedics help elderly woman in High Road, Ilford after fall

An woman in her 70s was being helped by paramedics in High Road, Ilford, at 1pm today after a fall.

She was taken into an ambulance with a bloodied face after falling in front of a vacant building, next to the Penthouse Banqueting Suite.

A member of the public, who had stopped to help her, believed she had fallen over a displaced paving slab.

A paramedic said the woman, who was taken to King George Hospital, Barley Lane, Goodmayes, had a facial injury.

He did not believe she had broken any bones.

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