Boy, 11, fighting for life after being hit by double-decker bus in school-run horror crash | The Sun

AN 11-year-old boy is fighting for his life after being hit by a double-decker bus in a horror school-run crash.

The youngster was critically injured in the collision, which happened in South London, and today remains in that condition in hospital.

The horror unfolded not long after 8am yesterday, during peak school traffic, in West Norwood, Lambeth.

Police are now appealing for witnesses and any information following the horror incident.

A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police said: "Officers were called at 8.13am on Tuesday, October 4, to reports of a collision involving a bus and a pedestrian in Norwood Road, SE27.

"London Ambulance Service and London's Air Ambulance also attended and the pedestrian, an 11-year-old boy, was taken to hospital – he remains there in a critical condition.

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"His next of kin have been informed."

The bus driver stopped at the scene and is assisting police with their investigation.

Meanwhile, no arrests have been made so far in connection with the incident.

Any witnesses or drivers with dash cam footage who could assist the investigation are asked to call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 020 8285 1574.

Alternatively, call 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting CAD1307/04OCT.

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