Boy, 11, fighting for life after being hit by a double-decker bus on his way to school
- An 11-year-old boy is fighting for his life after being hit by a bus in Lambeth
- The schoolboy is in critical condition and police are appealing for witnesses
- The bus driver is assisting police and the boy’s family has been informed
A schoolboy is fighting for his life after being hit by a double-decker bus during rush-hour on his way to school.
The 11-year-old was left critically injured after being struck at around 8am yesterday in Lambeth, South London.
A Metropolitan Police spokeswoman 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.’
An 11-year-old boy is in critical condition after being hit by a bus on his way to school in London (Norwood Road pictured)
Officers added that the boy’s next of kin have been informed.
The bus driver stopped at the scene and is assisting police with their investigation, the Met said.
No arrests have been made.
Drivers or witnesses in the area with camera or dash cam footage are asked to call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 020 8285 1574.