Incredible video has emerged of 100 people rushing to rescue a unicyclist trapped under a bus in Walthamstow yesterday.
Video posted by an eyewitness shows a huge crowd of people rushing towards the man. They then work together to lift the bus from on top of him to try and free him from underneath the wheels.
The huge double-decker bus can then be seen rocking backwards as the crowd pushes it to get the man out.
The man was taken to hospital after the accident and is now in a serious but stable condition.
A unicyclist is in a serious but stable condition in hospital this morning after 100 bystanders helped to pull him from underneath a bus.
The 55-year-old man collided with the number 212 bus yesterday evening on Hoe Street in Walthamstow.
Witnesses described people running from nearby restaurants to try and lift the bus from on top of the injured man. He is being treated at a hospital in East London.
A male cyclist is in a critical condition in hospital following a collision with a bus in Walthamstow.
An eyewitness told ITV news up to 100 people had helped lift the bus off the injured rider following the incident on Hoe Street just before 6pm.
The 212 bus stopped at the scene. No one has been arrested.
48-year-old Lloyd Byfield stabbed 26-year-old Leighann Duffy repeatedly in the arms and neck at her home in Hatherley Road in Walthamstow.Read the full story ›
A man faces being jailed for life after he admitted murdering a 26-year-old woman in front of a young child.
Leighann Duffy was stabbed in the arm and neck at a home in Hatherley Road, Walthamstow, on 1 September last year.
She died in hospital two days later. A six-year-old child also suffered minor injures in the attack, but did not need hospital treatment.
Lloyd Byfield, admitted murder at a brief hearing at the Old Bailey.
At the time of the murder, Detective Chief Inspector Glen Lloyd said police were investigating a motive but it was believed the victim knew her attacker.
Police in Waltham Forest are investigating two incidents where Asian women had confrontations with white men in the borough. But they have said their investigation is being complicated because of 'misleading' stories circulating on social media.
Misleading rumours on social media are complicating & distracting resources. This is interfering in the investigation of these incidents.
Police believe the two incidents are not linked. Both happened in the same area near Boundary Road. On the 5th of December, a woman was pushed to the ground by a white male. Five days later, another woman was racially abused by three white men. However, police are concerned that comments on social media could bring people to the area and inflame the situation.
We ask that people from outside the boundary rd area stay away so police can concentrate fully on locating the suspects for these incidents.
No arrests have been made and police say they are working with local community groups to reassure residents.
A murder investigation has now been launched after a woman died following an attack in Walthamstow. Police were called to a property on Hatherley Road on Monday 1st September.
Officers found a 26-year-old woman suffering from stab wounds to her arm and neck. The woman was taken to an East London hospital where she subsequently died earlier this afternoon.
Detecives say her next of kin are aware and a post-mortem examination will be scheduled in due course.
A six-year-old child at the address received treatment at the scene for a minor injury and did not attend hospital.
No arrests have been made. Enquires are ongoing.
A 12-year-old girl has gone missing from Walthamstow.
Hanan Farah disappeared on Tuesday morning.
It is not known what she was wearing at the time she went missing.
Police are appealing for help to find her.
Police are concerned for the welfare of a 13 year old girl who is missing from her home in Walthamstow.
Shaquita Semper was last seen at around 7pm on Wednesday, when she left home saying that she would return that evening.
Police say she has not previously been missing overnight.Shaquita has curly black hair which she often wears in a black bandana. When last seen she was wearing a white t-shirt and black leather jacket with black leggings and grey Nike trainers.
Police are asking anyone who might have seen her to contact them.