AN 11-YEAR-old schoolgirl is fighting for her life after she was hit by a bus near a South London grammar school.
The girl, believed to be a pupil of Townley Grammer School for Girls in Bexleyheath, suffered life threatening injuries after being struck at home time yesterday afternoon.
Met Police say they were called to Townley Road in Bexleyheath at 3:25pm to reports of a collision involving a bus and a pedestrian.
Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and the girl was taken to a South London hospital.
A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We dispatched a number of resources including ambulance crews, medics in response cars and an incident response officer. We also dispatched London’s Air Ambulance.
“We treated a child at the scene and took them to hospital”.
The girl's injuries are potentially life-threatening.
One concerned local wrote on Facebook: "Praying for the young lady and her family."
Another added: "Praying anyone hurt pulls through."
Any witnesses are asked to call police on 101 quoting CAD 4759/18Sep.
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