Boy, 10, hit by car in Becontree Avenue, Dagenham

The scene in Becontree Avenue this afternoon. Picture: B Edmunds via e-mail

The scene in Becontree Avenue this afternoon. Picture: B Edmunds via e-mail - Credit: Archant

A boy was hit by a car in Becontree Avenue, Dagenham, this afternoon – leaving him with chest and leg injuries.

The 10-year-old was taken to the Royal London Hospital by ambulance, and London’s Air Ambulance was also sent to the scene, near the junction with Longbridge Road.

Ambulance staff were unable to give more detail about the boy’s condition.

Police said no one had been arrested over the crash. Roads are shut in the area and motorists are advised to find alternative routes where possible.

Did you see what happened? Call the news desk on 020 8477 3778.


You may also want to watch:


Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter