Arrest after boy, 17, hit by bus in Shoebury, Essex

North Shoebury Road, Shoebury Image copyright Google
Image caption The teenage boy was hit by a bus on the North Shoebury Road

A 17-year-old boy has suffered "serious life-changing injuries" after being hit by a bus, police said.

It happened in North Shoebury Road in Shoebury, Essex, at about 15:15 GMT.

The teenager was taken to hospital. Essex Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

A 47-year-old man from Southend has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and has been remanded in custody.

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