Road closed off in air ambulance drama

Emergency services closed off a section of Romford Road in Forest Gate this afternoon.

The junction with Woodgrange Road was shut off around 1.30pm to allow the London Air Ambulance to land opposite the St Emmanuel Church.

It is understood that emergency services including the police were deployed after reports of a person falling from a building were received.

An eyewitness caught these images of the air ambulance leaving the scene.

More details to follow.

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