London Ambulance Service has told getwestlondon they 12-year-old boy suffered a head injury.
A spokesman said: “We were called at 7.48am today to Hanworth Road, Hounslow to reports of a road traffic collision. “We sent a number of resources to the scene including an ambulance crew, members of our Hazardous Area Response Team, an incident response officer and an Advanced Paramedic. “We treated a teenager at the scene for a head injury and took him as a priority to a major trauma centre.”
Tony Akers, TfL’s head of bus operations, said:
At around 7:40am this morning, a route 237 double-decker bus was in collision with a 12-year-old boy in Hounslow.
“Emergency services were called and the child was taken to hospital.
“Our thoughts are with him and everyone involved and a full investigation is under way.”
Bus operators Metroline
The 237 bus involved in this morning’s collision was operated by Metroline.
A spokesman said: “We are currently assisting the police and investigating this incident.”
TfL say the following routes are being diverted: 116, 117, 235, 237, 423
The 237 bus route
According to the Tfl website, the 237 runs between Frampton Road in Hounslow and White City.
Along the way it stops at places including Treaty Centre, Hounslow High Street, Hounslow Bus Garage, Isleworth Station, Brentford County Court, Kew Bridge station, Gunnersbury station, Chiswick Police station and Shepherd’s Bush Green.
Route 237 bus
TfL has told getwestlondon that it believes the bus involved in the collision with a child pedestrian was a 237 double-decker travelling eastbound.
LAS and TfL contacted
Just to clarify, it is not yet known what bus was involved in the collision.