A CYCLIST was rushed to hospital yesterday (January 19) afternoon after being hit by a bus in Greenwich.

Police were called to the accident at 2.11pm where a double decker London bus and a pedal cycle had collided on Shooters Hill Road at the junction with Hyde Vale.

The cyclist, a woman aged around 55 was taken to King's College Hospital as a priority suffering from a back injury.

Her injuries are described as not life changing.