A woman was taken to a major trauma centre after a crash with a bus on Wednesday evening (January 19) in Sidcup.

Police and ambulance crews attended the scene in Elm Road around 5.40pm after reports of a crash involving a bus and a woman.

The woman was treated at the scene before she was taken to a London major trauma centre.

Officers say her injuries are not life threatening but could be “potentially” life changing.

An incident response officer and a ambulance attended the scene, according to London Ambulance Service.

The bus driver is also assisting police with their enquires.

The road was reopened this morning (January 20) at 1.25am after closures following the incident.

A spokesperson for Met Police said: “Police were called at 17:42hrs on Wednesday, 19 January to Sidcup High Street following a collision involving a bus and a pedestrian.

“Officers responded with LAS.

“The pedestrian was taken to hospital - injuries not life-threatening but potentially life-changing.

“The bus driver is assisting police with their enquiries.

“The road reopened at 1.25am.”

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson added: “We were called at 5.38pm to reports of a traffic collision in Elm Road, Sidcup.

“We sent resources including an incident response officer and an ambulance.

“We treated a woman at the scene before taking her to a London major trauma centre.”

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