A woman was taken to hospital after she was hit by a bus outside the Odeon cinema in North Greenwich.

Police and the London Ambulance Service were called at 6.45pm yesterday, March 27, to reports that someone was hit by a bus.

The 161 bus to North Greenwich hit a woman in her early 20s in Southern Way by Bugsby’s Way.

The road was shut off and witnesses said the scene of the accident was surrounded by emergency service staff.

The woman was taken to an east-London hospital where she remains in a stable condition.

Her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.