Woman airlifted to hospital after being hit by council rubbish truck

A 57-year-old woman has been air-lifted to hospital after being hit by a Camden rubbish truck on Queen s Crescent. Police have cordoned off the area after the accident which occurred this afternoon. Witnesses reported the woman was crossing the road bet

A 57-year-old woman has been air-lifted to hospital after being hit by a Camden rubbish truck on Queen's Crescent.

Police have cordoned off the area after the accident which occurred this afternoon.

Witnesses reported the woman was crossing the road between two lorries when she was hit by the Veolia vehicle which was reversing.

She has been taken to the Royal London Hospital.

Police at the scene are investigating.

A spokeswoman for the London Ambulance Service said: "We were called at 4.45pm to reports of a road traffic collision on Queen's Crescent. The accident involved a pedestrian and a van. We sent one fast responder car, an ambulance crew and the air ambulance. Our staff treated a 57-year-old woman and she was taken by air ambulance to the Royal London Hospital.