East Dulwich accident: Schoolgirl, 12, taken to hospital after tipper truck crash by station

The driver of the tipper truck stopped at the scene and is helping police with their enquiries.

A 12-year-old schoolgirl has been rushed to hospital after being hit in a crash with a tipper truck.

The lorry was driving past East Dulwich Station, Southwark, around 4.23pm when the accident happened.

Police and the London Ambulance Service found the girl injured.

The scene of the accident outside East Dulwich station.

She was treated at the scene before being taken to hospital.

Police said her condition has been assessed as “non life-threatening”.

Onlookers told LondonWorld the girl went to nearby school.

Police blocked off a large crime scene outside East Dulwich Station on Grove Vale.

The driver of the truck stopped at the scene and is helping police with their enquiries.

The road was closed outside East Dulwich station on Grove Vale - which connects Dog Kennel Hill and Lordship Lane - for more than an hour.

A large police cordon - spanning around 30metres - closed off the scene, with debris scattered around the road.

Dozens of buses were delayed and had to reroute.