A 10-year-old boy was injured after being knocked down in Sidcup earlier this morning.

Police were called by paramedics to Main Road at the junction with Alder Road shortly before 7.30am following reports a child had been hit by a car.

A Met spokeswoman said: "He was taken to a nearby hospital where his injuries were deemed not to be life-changing or life-threatening.

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"The driver of the car stopped at the scene and is assisting police with enquiries."

A spokeswoman for the London Ambulance Service said the boy was treated at the scene before he was taken to a major trauma centre as a priority.

Police have said that no arrests have been made.