Teenage pedestrian in hospital after Dagenham crash

Police vehicles and cordon in Wood Lane, Dagenham

Wood Lane was closed while emergency services attended the scene of the crash in Dagenham. - Credit: Vikki Jackson

A teenage pedestrian is in hospital after a crash involving a car in Dagenham.

The girl was injured near the junction of Wood Lane and Charlecote Road shortly after 2pm.

A London Ambulance Service (LAS) spokesperson said: "We were called at 2.11pm today (July 29) to reports of a road traffic collision involving a car and a pedestrian on Charlecote Road, Dagenham.

"We sent an ambulance crew, who treated a teenager at the scene and took them to a hospital."

Wood Lane was closed with buses diverted while emergency services were on the scene, but has now reopened.

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A Met Police spokesperson said: "Police and LAS attended the scene and a female, believed to be 15, was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

"The driver of the car stopped at the scene.

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"No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing.

"A road closure was put into place which has since been lifted."

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