Pedestrian hit by bus in Maidstone 'critical'

A pedestrian is in a critical condition in a London hospital after being hit by a bus in Maidstone.

Kent Police said the collision in London Road on Saturday afternoon involved a single decker bus.

The woman, who is local to the area, was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries, a police spokesman said.

The road was closed while the air ambulance attended, the bus was recovered and the scene examined. Officers have appealed for witnesses.

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