A 14-YEAR-OLD boy was struck by a car in rush hour traffic today.

The school boy was hit in Shernhall Street, Walthamstow, just before 9am this morning.

He was taken by London Ambulance to the Royal London Hospital where he is in stable condition.

He was treated for a broken shoulder.

Shernhall Street was closed both ways at the Forest Road junction while accident investigators were at the scene but has since been re-opened.