A woman has sadly died after being hit by a double decker bus in central London today in front of horrified shoppers.
Regent Street is currently closed at Margaret Street following a fatal collision this afternoon.
Police were called by London Ambulance Service at 12:42hrs today to reports of a bus in collision with a pedestrian on Margaret Street.
The following bus routes are affected by this as emergency services remain at the scene.
Routes 88,453 diverted South bound from Langham Place
Bus Routes Affected: 7,12,22,88,159,453
A Metropolitan Police spokesperson said: “Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at 12:42hrs on Monday, March 7, to reports of a bus in collision with a pedestrian on Margaret Street, W1
“Officers and the London Fire Brigade attended. Despite the efforts of emergency services, the woman was pronounced dead at the scene at 13:13hrs. Her family are yet to be informed.”