A woman was hit by a bus on Coombe Road in Kingston this morning.

She was taken to hospital, and the road was closed in both directions between Jemmett Close and Norbiton Avenue.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said they were called by the London Ambulance Service to the road at 11.10am.

Police, firefighters and an air ambulance all attended.

The woman, believed to be in her 30s, had serious injuries, and police await an update on her condition.

The road was reopened by 2.22pm.