A man has been left with potentially life changing injuries after being hit by a bus in Mitcham town centre.

Police were called at 6.22pm last night following reports of a collision between a bus and a pedestrian in London Road.

The surrounding area was closed off to traffic at the time and busses were re-routed as a result.

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The scene in Mitcham. Picture: Jessica Marina Stevens

Officers attended alongside the London Ambulance Service and found a man, believed to be in his 40s, suffering injuries.

He was taken to hospital where his injuries have been deemed potentially life changing.

No arrests have been made and police said that enquiries are ongoing.