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Seven taken to hospital on Olympic torch route
Seven people required hospital treatment for various injuries and illnesses as they watched the Olympic torch pass through north London on Wednesday.
The most serious incident was that of a nine-year-old boy who was hit by a car in Hendon Lane, Hendon, moments before the torch arrived.
The London Ambulance Service confirmed it treated 14 people in total along the parade route in Harrow, Brent, Barnet, Enfield and Haringey.
In Barnet, three people were treated with one, the little boy, taken to hospital.
Paramedics treated four people in Enfield, with two taken to hospital, while in Haringey, three were treated, with one requiring a check over in hospital.
Four people in Harrow and Brent were treated, with two being taken to hospital.
The LAS was unable to give details of all incidents but said some were taken ill because of the heat and others suffered injuries in the large crowds.