Horror as man, 40, dies after being struck by London bus in ‘hit and run’ before driver, 59, is arrested
A 40-year-old man has died after being hit by a London bus in an alleged ‘hit and run’ as the driver is arrested.
The incident happened in Hounslow, west of the city, just before 7.20pm on Saturday.
Police were called at 9.20pm by staff at a west London hospital after the man was admitted with serious injuries.
‘Despite their efforts the man died a short time after arrival,’ the Met Police said in a statement.
The 59-year-old bus driver has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene.
He was taken into custody and has since been released on bail.
Police say they know the identity of the man who…