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Child escapes serious injury after being hit by a bus in Gidea Park

PUBLISHED: 12:42 15 November 2017 | UPDATED: 12:42 15 November 2017

A lucky child got up and walked away after being hit by a bus at the junction of Balgores Lane and Main Road in Gidea Park. Photo: Google Maps

A lucky child got up and walked away after being hit by a bus at the junction of Balgores Lane and Main Road in Gidea Park. Photo: Google Maps

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A child had a miraculous escape from serious injury this lunchtime when they walked away unscathed after being hit by a bus at a busy Gidea Park junction.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman confirmed officers were called to the junction of Balgores Lane and Main Road at midday to reports that a child had been hit by a bus.

The junction was closed briefly while officers determined what exactly had happened.

He said: “The roads have already reopened and it appears as though the child got up and walked away from the scene, so fortunately it doesn’t appear to have been anything too serious.”

Paramedics from the London Ambulance Service were not called.

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