A child is fighting for their life after falling unwell in Lewisham and being rushed to hospital by ambulance.

Ambulance crews were called just before 9.40am on Monday to the unwell child in Downham Way.

The child was treated at the scene and then rushed to hospital in an ambulance.

London Ambulance Service called police to the scene.

Officers are enquiring into the circumstances.

No arrests have been made.

Two ambulance crews, two paramedics in fast response cars, an incident response officer and air ambulance medics were at the scene.

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called at 09.37am 25 April to reports of a child unwell on Downham Way, Bromley.

“We sent two ambulance crews, two paramedics in fast response cars, and an incident response officer.

"We also dispatched medics from London’s Air Ambulance.

“We treated the child at the scene and took them, by road, to a major trauma centre as a priority.”

A Met Police spokesperson said: "Police were called by LAS at 09:44hrs on Monday, 25 April to Downham Way, Bromley to reports of a child taken unwell.

"Officers responded.

"The infant was treated at the scene before being taken to hospital.

"Condition is currently described as life-threatening.

"Enquiries into the circumstances are ongoing.

"No arrests."

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