Man hit by bus on Regent Street in critical condition

Screen grab of junction between Regent Street and Conduit Street Image copyright Google
Image caption The collision took place on the busy junction between Regent Street and Conduit Street.

A man is in a critical condition with life-threatening injuries after being hit by a bus in central London.

The 27-year-old suffered a serious head injury in the collision on Regent Street at about 21:00 GMT on Saturday.

Metropolitan Police said he was taken to a central London hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

The bus driver stopped at the scene but was not arrested and is assisting detectives with their enquires.

Officers are appealing for witnesses.

The area near Oxford Street and opposite Carnaby Street would have been busy at the time with shoppers and revellers.

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