Man dies after being hit by late-night bus in Deptford

A pedestrian has died after being hit by a bus in south-east London.

The 44-year-old man was struck by the number 47 bus in Brookmill Road, Deptford, at 0040 BST on Thursday.

He was taken to hospital where he died an hour later, police said. A post-mortem examination is due to be held on Monday.

The 43-year-old driver of the bus was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and bailed to return in late September.

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