A Boots Chemist was forced to shut down earlier than usual on Tuesday afternoon after its sign hit and injured at least two people, according to witnesses.
The astonishing incident happened outside the Boots store on Old Church Road, in Chingford Mount, just over the Essex border, shortly after 6pm.
Emergency services rushed to the scene to attend the injured and secure the area.
Shocking pictures show the massive sign laying on the floor, right next to a Poundland which burnt down a few months ago, and firefighters surrounding it.
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