A child has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car in Charlton.

Officers were called to Wellington Gardens today (May 18) at 8.40am.

The child was then taken to a south London hospital by London Ambulance Service crews.

The child’s injuries are believed not to be life-threatening.

A spokesperson for Met Police said: “Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at 8.40am on Wednesday, 18 May to reports of a car in collision with a child on Wellington Gardens, SE7.

“Officers attended.

“The child was taken by LAS to a south London hospital; their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening."

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