Bristol bus collision leaves man in 'critical' condition

Quay Street, Bristol Image copyright Google
Image caption Police said the collision happened at about 21:00 GMT in Quay Street in the city centre

A man is in a critical condition in hospital with life-threatening injuries after being hit by a bus in Bristol, police have said.

It happened on Quay Street in the city centre at 21:00 GMT on Saturday.

Police said the bus was being driven in the bus lane from the direction of St Augustine's Parade at the time of the collision.

The 46-year-old pedestrian stepped from the pavement on the driver's side and was then struck, the force added.

It appealed for witnesses to come forward, in particular anyone who was travelling on the bus at the time.

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