A woman was killed when she was hit by a bus in Greenwich early this morning.

Police are appealing for information following the fatal collision on West Parkside at about 7am on Monday, January 4.

West Parkside was closed at the junction with John Harrison Way whilst the emergency services dealt with the incident, but the roads have now been re-opened.

The London Ambulance Service (LAS),Air Ambulance and London Fire Brigade also attended the scene.

An LAS spokesman said: “Sadly, the patient was pronounced dead at the scene by the doctor from London’s Air Ambulance.”

Next of kin have been informed, but formal identification awaits.

A post-mortem examination will be held shortly.

Witnesses are asked to call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit at Catford Traffic Garage on 020 8285 1574.