The police and paramedic service were called to Whitechapel Road at the junction with Cavell Street at around midday on Sunday 8th May 2016 after reports of a collision involving a car and two pedestrians, a 40-year-old man and his four-year-old son.
After the collision a large part of Whitechapel Road was closed. At around 4:30pm the bus routes 25, 205 and 254 remained on diversion due to road closures.
A11 Whitechapel Road j/w Cavell Street E1 – The road has been closed westbound at the junction of Cambridge Heath Road due to a collision.
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A spokesperson for the police said the man had “potentially life threatening or life changing” injuries. The police said that his son was also taken to hospital but is in a stable condition.
The driver of the car involved stopped at the scene. He was not hurt and police said he is assisting them with their enquiries.
Source: Evening Standard