A section of Oxford Street was shut after a pedestrian was involved in a collision with a bus .
The man, believed to be his 40s, has been taken to hospital following the incident, which occurred on the famous Westminster road on Tuesday (March 28), shortly before 3pm.
Westminster Police said the road was closed at the junction with James Street, and advised motorists to stay away from the area.
Transport for London (TfL) also confirmed emergency services were at the scene, with buses are running on diversion.
In a statement, the Met told getwestlondon : “Police were called at 2.55pm on Tuesday, 28 March to reports of a road traffic collision in Oxford Street.
“Officers attended and found a male pedestrian in collision with a bus.
“ London Ambulance Service attended and took the pedestrian, believed to be aged in his 40s, to a central London hospital.
“We await an update on his condition.
“Oxford Street is closed in both directions.
“Motorists are advised to avoid the area.
“No arrests have been made.”
Social media users said traffic had ground to a halt.
One wrote: “Just seen another person get hit by a bus on Oxford street, must be like the 4th one this year....”, while Sam Ager added: “Londoners...avoid oxford street. Pretty much at standstill. Believed to be an accident on the road.”
Oxford Street was reopened at around 4.30pm.
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