Boy, 11, fighting for life in hospital after being hit by double-decker bus on way to school

5 October 2022, 13:40

Norwood Road in London
Norwood Road in London. Picture: Google Maps
Fran Way

By Fran Way

A boy is fighting for his life in hospital after being hit by a double-decker bus on his way to school.

The incident happened at around 8.13am on Tuesday morning in West Norwood.

The 11-year-old boy was flown to hospital by air ambulance and is in a ‘critical condition’.

Metropolitan police officers say the bus driver stopped at the scene and is now helping with the investigation.

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The boy’s next of kin have been informed and no arrests have been made.

Now, officers are appealing for information from witnesses and dash-cam footage from drivers who were in the area.

If you can help call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 020 8285 1574 or call 101 quoting CAD1307/04OCT.