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Schoolgirl hit by van in Romford

PUBLISHED: 16:22 10 March 2015 | UPDATED: 16:48 10 March 2015

Havering Road Picture: Google streetview

Havering Road Picture: Google streetview

Archant

A schoolgirl was hit by a white van near a Romford school yesterday.

Ambulance services were called to Havering Road, where Bower Park Academy is located, following a collision between a 12-year-old girl and a vehicle.

An eyewitness said: “She came out in front of a bus and the van was overtaking.

“She didn’t stand a chance and nor did the van driver, he couldn’t have stopped.

“I hope they are both ok.”

A spokeswoman for the London Ambulance Service said: “She was treated for head and leg injuries and taken as a priority to Queen’s Hospital in Romford.”

Did you see anything? Contact Harriet on 0208 477 3903 or at harriet.orrell@archant.co.uk


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