A 12-YEAR-OLD boy was taken to hospital after being involved in a crash this morning.

It is believed the boy was a pedestrian and hit by a car while on the way to school, at 8.10am.

London Ambulance Service sent an ambulance crew and a fast response car and took him to Whipps Cross Hospital.

They were not able to give details of his injuries.

The crash caused long traffic jams during the rush hour this morning.