A pedestrian has been involved with a crash with a fire engine which was on its way to an emergency in Thornton Heath.

The incident occurred at around 11.34am on September 26 at the junction of London Road and Brigstock Road.

The woman was initially treated by paramedics, before being transported to hospital by air ambulance.

The fire engine was answering an emergency call at the time of the accident and the incident is currently under investigation by London Fire Brigade.

Temporary road closures have been put in place in the area whilst emergency services attend the scene.

The woman’s current condition has not yet been reported.

London Fire Brigade spokesperson said: "At around 11.34am on 26 September, a fire engine was involved in a collision with a pedestrian on London Road in Thornton Heath.

“The pedestrian was treated at the scene by the London Ambulance Service and has now been taken to hospital by London’s Air Ambulance.

“The fire engine was responding to an emergency call at the time of the incident. The circumstances surrounding the collision are under investigation."

A Met Police spokesperson said: "Officers were called at 11:38hrs on Tuesday, September 26, to London Road at the junction with Brigstock Road, Thornton Heath. A fire engine was reported to have been involved in a collision with a female pedestrian.

"LAS and London' Air Ambulance have attended the scene, the condition of the pedestrian awaits. There are road closures in place while emergency services deal."

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said:“We were called today (26 September) at 11:31am to reports of a road traffic collision at the junction between London Road and Brigstock Road, Thornton Heath.

“We sent a number of resources to the scene, including an incident response officer, two ambulance crews, and a medic in a fast-response car. We also dispatched London’s Air Ambulance.

“We have treated a woman at the scene before taking her to hospital.”