A WOMAN was seriously injured when she was hit by a truck.

She was walking in Bickley Road, Leyton, when the vehicle smashed into her at around 4.30pm today.

The street, along with a stretch of Lea Bridge Road near the Baker's Arms, was blocked for an hour following the crash.

A spokesman for the London Ambulance Service said she was taken to the Royal London Hospital in a serious condition, but her injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Police are unable to provide further details about the crash.

Her age has not yet been released.

An air ambulance also attended the scene.

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