Teenager injures leg in Manor Park road accident

The teenager was rushed to hospital.

The teenager was rushed to hospital. - Credit: PA Wire/Press Association Images

A 16-year-old has been taken to hospital this morning following a road accident in Manor Park.

The London Ambulance Service was called to Church Road at 8.04am to reports of a collision between a car and a pedestrian.

They sent an ambulance, a single responder in a car, and a duty officer to the scene and the young patient was also treated by paramedics from London’s Air Ambulance.

The teen suffered a leg injury and has been taken to the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel in a ground ambulance accompanied by an Air Ambulance doctor.

A firefighter from East Ham fire station confirmed the young person was briefly trapped by the car so they also attended the scene with a crew from Ilford.