A woman hit when a car ploughed into pedestrians in Kingston town centre yesterday during rush hour is in a stable condition in hospital, police said this morning.

She was one of three people hit by a grey BMW as it veered out of control outside Kingston train station, coming to a stop when it hit a double-decker bus.

The woman was airlifted to hospital with leg fractures but her injuries are not life-threatening, the Metropolitan Police said.

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(A bicycle paramedic clearing medical equipment after the crash)

There was no update on the condition of the other man and woman, who are believed to have been less seriously injured.

The road was reopened last night after the bus pulled away leaving the BMW balanced on a low wall.

Traffic was moving normally this morning after severe delays and disruption last night.

Investigators took measurements into the evening, spraying yellow paint around debris and tyre marks on the ground in Fife Road and Clarence Street.

Three people were injured in the crash, which happened at about 6pm and drew hundreds of onlookers.

Police shouted at rubbernecking drivers slowing down on the other side of the road to take pictures with their mobile phones.

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Commuters, including members of the International Youth Arts Festival, were in shock after witnessing the incident.

One young boy was in tears afterwards.

The driver of the BMW was also treated by paramedics. Police said he had described losing control after hitting a cyclist at the corner of Fife Road and Clarence Street,.

No arrests have been made.

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