A man is in a critical condition after being hit by a bus in Brixton this morning.
Officers were called to Stockwell Road at around 10.42am following reports of a pedestrian colliding with a bus near to the O2 Brixton Academy.
London Ambulance Service, London Fire Service and an air ambulance were also called to the scene.
— Brixton Bloc (@Brixtonbloc) September 7, 2015
People are being advised to avoid the area, and that buses are subject to delay or diversion, due to the incident.
Chief Inspector Roy Smith tweeted: “We are currently dealing with a serious traffic incident on Stockwell Road.
“Please avoid the area as there is likely to be disruption.”
We are currently dealing with a serious traffic incident on Stockwell Road. Please avoid the area as there is likely to be disruption. — Chief Insp Roy Smith (@RoySmithMPS) September 7, 2015
Featured picture courtesy of Ric Baker, with thanks