Schoolgirl left with serious foot injury after Stratford taxi-cab collision

Police are investigating a collision that has left a 12-year-old girl with a foot injury officers describe as “life-changing”.

The young girl was crossing Water Lane in Stratford at the junction with Romford Road at 8.07am on Thursday when she collided with a Ford Transit taxi-cab travelling south.

Her father attended the scene with police and she was taken to hospital in an ambulance after reports a bone was seen protruding from her foot.

Surgeons operated and she is said to be in a stable condition.

The driver, who was at the scene, was not arrested but he was reported for driving without due care and attention.

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