New Oxford Street crash: Man fighting for life after being hit by bus on major central London road

A man is fighting for life after being hit by a bus on a major road in central London.

The man, believed to be aged 30, was struck on New Oxford Street at the junction with Bloomsbury Way shortly before 3pm on Sunday - writes

He suffered a serious head injury and was airlifted to an east London hospital, police said.

Images posted on social media showed a large number of emergency services vehicles at the sceneas a significant portion of the road was cordoned off.

A Met Police spokesman said: “Enquiries are underway to trace next of kin.

“The bus driver stopped at the scene and no arrests have been made."

Road closures were put in place and motorists advised to avoid the area.

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