Witnesses said two 14-year-old girls were hit by a bus and a falling lamppost.
One suffered a “serious” head injury and was taken to hospital after the 5pm clash. Stamford Hill.
Her condition was said to be critical.
Another girl was taken to the hospital by volunteer paramedics Hazorah.
Horror footage posted on social media shows paramedics lifting blankets as girls are being treated on a main street.
The front part of the 76 bus was wrecked.
The bus driver remained at the scene and has not been arrested.
Hackney Mayor Philip Glanville tweeted: “Very sad to hear about this incident tonight at Stamford Hill.
“First thoughts with those injured in the accident and with all those in the community and emergency services who went to their aid.”
The Metropolitan Police said in a statement:
“The officers were present with the London Ambulance Service and the London Air Ambulance. They were assisted by the Hatzorah paramedics.
“Two girls, believed to be 14 years old, were taken to hospital by passers-by. One of the girls had life-threatening injuries.
“The bus driver stopped at the scene.
“No arrests have been made and an investigation is ongoing.
A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said:
“We have sent a number of resources to the scene, including ambulance crews, rapid response vehicle medics and incident response officers.
“Two people were treated at the scene. We prioritized one to the main trauma center and one was taken to the hospital by the Hatzorah paramedics.”
Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call 101 citing CAD 5780/31 Oct.
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