London horror: Police rush to Poplar after young child falls from tower building – Express

Tower Hamlets Police confirmed they were called to East India Dock Road to reports of a child falling from a tall residential building.

They tweeted:”Officers attended with LAS. The child, believed to be a toddler, has been taken to hospital – we await a condition update.

“Officers remain on scene & road closures are in place at junction with Chrisp Street and Newby Place. Motorists should use other routes.”

Two ambulances, a hazardous area response team and an air ambulance were dispatched to the scene in Poplar.

A spokesperson said: “We were called at 6:54pm today (27 July) to East India Dock Road, Poplar, E14, to reports of a child injured.

“We sent an incident response officer and two ambulances to the scene. We also dispatched a unit from our hazardous area response team and London’s Air Ambulance.

“Crews treated a child at the scene and took them to a major trauma centre by road.”

According to eyewitnesses, the toddler reportedly fell from the eighth floor.

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