Girl taken to hospital after accident in Dagenham

A teenage girl was rushed to hospital with a suspected broken ankle following an accident in Dagenham.

The 13-year-old was involved in a collision with a car in Lodge Avenue at around 12.55pm yesterday, police said.

She was taken to Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, the London Ambulance Service said.

The Met said the driver was interviewed but no arrest was made.

A spokesman said: “The driver was at the scene to speak to police. No crime report has been opened in connection with this incident.”