Student hit by car outside Cleeve Park School is rushed to south London hospital

PUBLISHED: 12:56 30 June 2017

Cleeve Park School on Bexley Lane

Cleeve Park School on Bexley Lane


The incident happened on Friday morning

Ambulance and police cars swarmed outside a Sidcup secondary school on Friday morning after a student was hit by a car.

Officers were called to the mixed-sex academy at around 10.15am to reports of a collision, which left the year 11 student with minor injuries.

The teenager, who was at the school to take their GCSE exams, was taken to a south London hospital by paramedics.

Executive head teacher at the , Jenni Tyler-Maher said: “A Year 11 student from Cleeve Park School was hit by a car while crossing the road close to the school this morning.

“Staff from the school attended the incident immediately, the emergency services were called and were quickly on the scene and parents were informed and were able to accompany their child in the ambulance.

“The student was taken to hospital, but the injuries are not believed to be life threatening. The police are investigating the incident, we are therefore unable to comment further.

“The school are in contact with the family and have offered our support during this worrying time.”

No arrests have been made so far.

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