Air ambulance lands in Stratford after man knocked down near Olympic Park

PUBLISHED: 08:08 02 May 2017 | UPDATED: 10:21 02 May 2017

The emergency services rushed to the scene. PICTURE: Waheed Productions

The emergency services rushed to the scene. PICTURE: Waheed Productions


The emergency services rushed to Stratford this bank holiday Monday afternoon after a pedestrian was hit by a car, and two cars collided with each other in two separate incidents just minutes apart.

London Ambulance Service said they were called to Stratford High Street at 4.36pm and treated a man for serious injuries before he was taken by ambulance to “a major trauma centre”.

The road was blocked eastbound from just before Warton Road as London Fire Brigade, London Ambulance Service, the Met and the air ambulance all attended the scene just before Warton Road.

An eyewitness said he was “in shock and speechless” after seeing the collision.

Stratford High Street was fully blocked eastbound whilst the emergency services attended the scene.

Just four minutes later, London Ambulance Service were called to a crash between two cars at Westfield Avenue.

A spokeswoman said: “We checked over two patients but they had minor injuries and did not need to go to hospital.”

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