Emergency services rushed to the scene to tend to the injured teenagers.
A teenager is fighting for her life in hospital after a huge crash in East London caused both directions to close during rush hour. Videos showed emergency services including police cars, firefighters and a number of ambulances at the scene in Stamford Hill. Another girl, believed to be 14, was also hurt in the accident.
A Metropolitan Police spokesperson explained: “Officers were called at 5:02 pm on Monday, October 31 to reports that a bus collided with two pedestrians at the junction of Amhurst Park and Stamford Hill, N16.
“Officers attended along with the London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance. They were supported by paramedics from Hatzola. The pedestrians, two girls believed to be aged 14, were taken to hospital. One of the girls suffered life-threatening injuries. Their next of kin have been informed. The driver of the bus stopped at the scene.”
A London Ambulance Service spokesperson added: “We were called at 5:11 pm today (October 31) to reports of an incident at Stamford Hill, N16.
“We sent a number of resources to the scene including an ambulance crew, a medic in a fast response car and an incident response officer. We also dispatched London’s Air Ambulance by car. Two people were treated at the scene. We took one to a major trauma center as a priority and one was taken to hospital by a Hatzola ambulance crew.”