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Man hit by bus in Stratford

PUBLISHED: 10:00 14 September 2018 | UPDATED: 14:29 14 September 2018

A man was taken to an east London hospital after the collision. Picture: Jon King

A man was taken to an east London hospital after the collision. Picture: Jon King

Jon King

A man has been rushed to hospital after he was hit by a bus in Stratford this morning.

Paramedics and police were called to reports of an accident involving a bus and a pedestrian on Broadway, at around 8.23am

Police have stopped the number 25 bus in a lay by.

A Met Police spokeswoman said: “We were called to an incident at 8.23am to reports of a pedestrian who had been hit by a bus.

“A man has been taken to an east London hospital with injuries that are not believed to be life threatening.”

“We await an update on his condition.”

TfL’s director of bus operations, Claire Mann, said: “We were sorry to learn of the incident in Stratford this morning where a pedestrian was injured following a collision with a route 25 bus.

“The emergency services attended the scene and we will work with the operator Tower Transit in their investigation into this incident.”


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