An 11-year-old girl is fighting for her life after she was hit by a bus on Townley Road in Bexleyheath Friday afternoon (September 18).

Emergency services rushed to the scene on Townley Road after the crash took place sometime around 3pm yesterday.

They found an 11-year-old girl suffering from what police later said were "potentially life-threatening injuries" after an apparent crash with a bus.

She was treated at the scene by paramedics from London Ambulance Service (LAS), who also dispatched an air ambulance as part of their response.

A spokesperson for LAS told News Shopper:

"We were called at 3.22pm yesterday (18 September) to reports of a road traffic incident in Townley Road, Bexleyheath.

"We dispatched a number of resources including ambulance crews, medics in response cars and an incident response officer. We also dispatched London’s Air Ambulance.

"We treated a child at the scene and took them to hospital”.

The Met Police meanwhile confirmed they were investigating what happened but had not made any arrests so far.

"Police were called at around 15:25hrs on Friday, 18 September to reports of a collision involving a bus and a pedestrian in Townley Road, Bexleyheath.

"Officers and London Ambulance Service attended. An 11-year-old girl was taken to a south London hospital. Her injuries are potentially life-threatening," a spokesperson for the Met told News Shopper.

"No arrests. Any witnesses are asked to call police on 101 quoting CAD 4759/18Sep," they added.