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Putney bus crash: Moped rider 'critical' after police pursuit

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Image caption The Met's Directorate of Professional Standards has been made aware of the crash.

A teenage boy is in a life-threatening condition after the moped he was on was involved in a crash with a bus in Putney, south-west London.

The 17-year-old was being pursued by police after failing to stop for officers at Putney High Street at 01:20 GMT, according to the Met.

A short time later the moped collided with a bus on Upper Richmond Road and the rider was taken to hospital.

The Met's Directorate of Professional Standards has been made aware.

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