A man was rushed to hospital after he was hit by a bus in Kingston town centre this afternoon (June 29).

Paramedics, London Fire Brigade and officers from the Metropolitan Police attended the scene at the Fairfield Bus Station in Kingston town centre where the collision happened.

The man involved was rushed to hospital. His condition was not known as of 6pm.

Eye-witnesses described a heavy emergency services presence while Kingston Council (RBK) and transport services reported severe delays in the area following the collision.

A significant number of police, paramedics and a fire crew could be seen at the bus station after the collision was reported. 

Surrey Comet: The scene at Fairfield Bus Station in Kingston. Image: Thomas PocockThe scene at Fairfield Bus Station in Kingston. Image: Thomas Pocock

Responding to a request from the Surrey Comet, a spokesperson for the Met Police said:

"Police were called to Fairfield bus station in Kingston at 16:41hrs on Monday, 29 June to a report of a collision between a pedestrian and a bus.

"Officers, London Ambulance Service and London Fire Brigade attended and the scene and the pedestrian, a man, was taken to hospital. We await an update on his condition.

"The driver of the bus remained at the scene. No arrests. Enquiries continue."

Kingston Council meanwhile warned road users of delays in the area soon after the collision was reported:

"#TRAFFIC has been reduced to one lane between Cattle Market car park and the Bus garage, Fairfield North..." The Council announced on Twitter.