A man is fighting for his life after a crash involving a van outside Woolwich Arsenal station this morning. 

Woolwich New Road and Vincent Road have been closed since the accident but were re-opened at 2.30pm.

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Thirteen buses are currently on diversion as emergency services deal with the incident.

Officers were called at 7.30am to reports a man had been hit by a van. 

The pedestrian has been taken to an east London hospital with possible life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the van stopped at the scene.

A spokeswoman from London Ambulance Service said: "

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "We were called at 7:41am today to reports of a road traffic collision involving a pedestrian on Woolwich New Road.

"We sent two ambulance crews, a medic in a car and an incident response officer to the scene. We also dispatched London's Air Ambulance. 

Local road closures are in place while emergency services deal.