Elderly woman rushed to London hospital with serious injuries after hoarding fell on her outside H&M

An elderly woman was rushed to hospital with serious injuries this morning after hoarding fell on her outside H&M.

The woman, thought to be in her 70s , was walking along the pavement in Hammersmith just after 10.30am when the hoarding collapsed.

She was brought to a major trauma centre with leg injuries.

A spokeswoman for London Ambulance said: “We were called at 10:38am today to King Street, Hammersmith to reports of an incident.

“We sent an ambulance crew to the scene.

“We treated a woman at the scene and took her as a priority to a major trauma centre.”

The Metropolitan Police said: “A woman in her 60s was treated by the London Ambulance Service for injuries to her legs.

“It is believed the woman was injured by a fallen wooden hoarding.

“Her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. The Health and Safety Executive has been informed.”


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