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Notting Hill crash recap: Pedestrian critical after collision with bus in Elkstone Road

Police have closed the road and are advising motorists to stay clear of the area following the incident on Friday (January 6) morning.

The pedestrian was hurt on Elkstone Road, Notting Hill(Image: Google)

A female pedestrian has been taken to hospital after she was involved in a collision with a bus in Notting Hill on Friday (January 6) morning.

Police were called to the Elkstone Road shortly after 10am.

London Ambulance Service also attended, taking the injured woman to hospital. Police say they are unable to provide a condition update at present.

Kensington and Chelsea Police have said Elkstone Road is currently closed and is urging motorists to avoid the area.

Transport for London (TfL) says the No 23 bus is on diversion in both directions due to the traffic collision.

Pedestrian fights for life after being hit by bus in Regent Street

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Elkstone Road

It looks like Elkstone Road has now reopened

London Ambulance Service statement

A spokesperson said:

“We were called at 9.58am today to reports of a road traffic collision at Elkstone Road, W10.

“We sent an ambulance crew to the scene, which arrived in under seven minutes.

“We treated a woman at the scene and took her as a priority to a hospital in west London.”

The latest on what we know

getwestlondon has rounded up everything we know so far about this morning’s collision between a pedestrian and a bus. You can read it here.

Road closure still in place

Kensington and Chelsea Police have replied to a getwestlondon tweet...

Pedestrian in critical condition

A spokesperson for the met has told getwestlondon that the injured pedestrian is in hospital in a critical condition. He also revealed the woman is in her 60s

Incident in Shepherd's Bush

And there were real concerns for an elderly female pedestrian after she was involved in a collision with a bus in Shepherd’s Bush on December 8.

Witnesses said woman was lying in a pool of blood with some fearing the worst.

Police later said the woman’s injuries were not life threatening.

The video footage below was taken shortly after the accident.



Not the first time...

This morning’s incident is the latest in a spate of collisions between buses and pedestrians in west London.

On December 11 a 27-year-old man was left fighting for his life following an incident in Regent Street.

Bus on diversion

The No 23 bus is also on diversion...

Road closed

As a result of the accident, Elkstone Road is closed. Kensington and Chelsea Police are advising drivers to stay clear

Police statement in full

The Met issued a brief statement earlier

“Police were called shortly after 10am on Friday, 6 January, to a collision between a bus and a pedestrian in Elkstone Road, W10.

“Officers and LAS attended the scene.The female pedestrian was taken to hospital by ambulance. We await an update as to her condition.

Elkstone Road

Here is Elkstone Road, seen of the accident

The pedestrian was hurt on Elkstone Road, Notting Hill(Image: Google)

No updates on pedestrain

At this moment nothing is known about the injured pedestrian. A Met police spokesperson said: “We await an update as to her condition.”

Injured woman in hospital

Police say the pedestrian hurt is a woman, who was taken to hospital by ambulance.

Police called around 10am

The accident happened on Elkstone Road at around 10am today (Friday, January 6).

Pedestrian hurt in bus collision

A pedestrian is in hospital after she was involved in a collision with a bus this morning in Notting Hill, police say.

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