Boy, 11, fighting for his life after crash with bus in West Norwood

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An 11-year-old boy is fighting for his life after a crash with a bus in West Norwood.

The incident between a bus and a pedestrian happened in Norwood Road just before 8.15am today.

Police, London Ambulance Service, and London's Air Ambulance were called to the scene.

The boy was taken to hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

His next of kin have been informed.

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

No arrests have been made following 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.

Information can also be provided by calling police on 101 and quoting reference CAD1307/04OCT.

We have contacted London Ambulance Service for more information.

A spokesperson for Metropolitan Police said: “Officers were called at 08:13hrs on Tuesday, 4 October 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.

“His next of kin have been informed.

“The driver of the bus stopped at scene and is assisting police with their enquiries – no arrests.

“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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