A toddler has suffered serious injuries after a collision in East London.

Metropolitan Police were called at 3.39pm on Friday (September 8) to Shrubland Road in Waltham Forest after a pick-up truck reportedly crashed into a three-year-old child.

The child was immediately rushed to the hospital by emergency services.

A spokesperson for Met Police has said that the injured toddler remains in “serious but stable” condition.

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The driver of the truck stopped at the scene and has been “spoken to” by the police but no arrests have been made.

A probe into the incident has been launched by officers from Met’s Serious Collison Investigation Unit.

They have appealed for witnesses and anyone with dash-cam footage to call the police on 101 or tweet them via @MetCC quoting reference CAD 5500/08sep.