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Fulham Pavement Collapse Swallows Woman On North End Road

23/04/2015 11:12 BST | Updated 23/04/2015 17:59 BST

A woman is in hospital after the pavement beneath her feet opened up on a London street.

Police and ambulance services were called to the site in Fulham’s North End Road at 8.40am.

Early reports suggested the woman had fallen along with a child in a pram.

Eyewitness Kate Sissons wrote on Instagram: “OMG! Poor woman and pram just disappeared down this hole in North End Road. She’s stuck down there.”

A spokesman for the London Ambulance Service confirmed a woman had been taken to hospital but made no mention of a child.

The Met said they were at the scene dealing with a pavement collapse.

Christina Lown, 32, is the manager of Cancer Research. Arriving just after the incident happened, she told Huffington Post UK: “A woman fell into a hole, the pavement opened up underneath her, the ground just gave way.

“I didn’t see a pram or a buggy but the whole area is cordoned off now.”

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