12-year-old girl rushed to hospital following Islington hit-and-run


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A 12-year-old schoolgirl has been rushed to hospital after being the victim of a hit-and-run.

The motorbike ploughed into the youngster on Prebend Street, Islington, at about 3.15pm today before she was treated at the scene by paramedics and rushed to Whittington Hospital.

A police spokesman confirmed the bike rider did not stop at the scene where the girl was left with a serious leg injury. Her condition is not life-threatening. A London Ambulance Service spokesman said they sent a single responder and ambulance crew after being called shortly before 3.20pm. Witnesses should call police on 101.

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