Teenager hit by van near Barking and Dagenham College

A teenager was hit by a vehicle in Dagenham Road, near Barking and Dagenham College. Picture: Ken Me

A teenager was hit by a vehicle in Dagenham Road, near Barking and Dagenham College. Picture: Ken Mears - Credit: Archant

A teenager has been hit by a van near Barking and Dagenham College.

Police were called just before 3.30pm to reports of a crash involving a pedestrian and vehicle in Dagenham Road.

The teenager was taken to a hospital in east London, where his injuries aren’t deemed to be life threatening or life changing.

The fire brigade, police and ambulance attended.

A witness, who did not want to be named, said: “I’m aware that my friend was one of the ladies who pulled the young man out from under the van that knocked him over.


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“Four men managed to lift the van up a bit so my friend and another lady could pull him out. My friend is a first aid responder. A doctor and nurse were quick on the scene. He was awake and it looks like he’s going to be okay.”

A cordon that was put in place has since been lifted and enquiries continue.

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