Hackney Council worker knocked down by moped in Green Lanes

Emergency services at the scene in Green Lanes where a road sweeper was knocked over by a moped. Pic

Emergency services at the scene in Green Lanes where a road sweeper was knocked over by a moped. Picture: @999London - Credit: Archant

A Hackney Council road sweeper is in hospital after being knocked down by a moped in Green Lanes this afternoon.

Emergency services were called to the scene at about 4.30pm and took the worker to hospital.

A Hackney Council spokesman said: “One of our sweepers was clipped by a moped and knocked over.

“It doesn’t seem too serious. The police are taking him to hospital as a precaution and investigating.

“We’ll speak to our crews and find out what happened.”

Scotland Yard have been contacted for comment.

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