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Pedestrian hit by car in Mile End Road

PUBLISHED: 14:13 01 July 2019 | UPDATED: 14:55 01 July 2019

A pedestrian was hit by a car on the Mile End Road this afternoon closing a stretch between Globe Road and Burdett Road. Picture: GOOGLE

A pedestrian was hit by a car on the Mile End Road this afternoon closing a stretch between Globe Road and Burdett Road. Picture: GOOGLE

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A pedestrian has been hit by a car in the Mile End Road.

The route was closed both ways halfway between Globe Road and Burdett Road as paramedics dealt with the collision.

A Met police spokesman said: "We were called at about 12.30pm this afternoon to reports of a car in collision with a female pedestrian."

Road closures remain in place and motorists have been advised to use alternate routes, he added.

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The female's condition is as yet unknown.

A London Fire Brigade spokeswoman confirmed that firefighters from Whitechapel and Shadwell along with a fire rescue unit from Islington were called at 12.45pm.

She added that two women had to be released after becoming trapped with two cars and a van involved in the smash. They were taken to hospital.

Two more injured women were treated in the Mile End Road.

The incident was dealt with by 1.27pm.

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