Air ambulance lands in Romford after young girl hit by car
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A young girl is in hospital after being hit by a car near a school in Romford.
A car reportedly collided with a pedestrian, who is believed to be nine years old, in Esher Avenue - off London Road - this afternoon (Wednesday, January 12).
Police were called by paramedics shortly before 3.30pm and London’s Air Ambulance was also at the scene.
A Met spokesperson said: "The pedestrian, believed to be aged nine years old, was taken to hospital.
"Her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening."
The road was closed whilst emergency services were on scene.
A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We sent two ambulance crews, a medic in a car, a clinical team leader and an incident response officer to the scene and also dispatched London’s Air Ambulance.
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“We treated a child at the scene and took them to a major trauma centre.”