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Two pedestrians killed in collisions with buses in London in less than 12 hours

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Scene of fatal of collision between pedestrian and bus in Shepherd’s Bush this morning. Image by permission of Marc Ashdown @marcashdown

The Met Police are asking for witnesses to two separate fatal collisions between pedestrians and buses in London in less than half a day.

Shepherds Bush fatality

Police were called to a collision involving a bus and a pedestrian in Westfield Way, Shepherds Bush at 7.24 am this morning.

London Ambulance Service attended and the pedestrian, a woman aged 50, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Next of kin were in the process of being informed and formal identification awaits.

The driver of the bus stopped at the scene.

She was not arrested.

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit based at Merton investigate.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, or the events leading up to the collision, is asked to call the witness line on 020 8543 5157 .

Uxbridge Road fatality

Police were called to reports of a collision involving a bus and a pedestrian at five past nine last night in Uxbridge Road, outside Ealing Hospital, Southall.

Uxbridge Road outside Ealing Hospital. Image: Google Maps.

Uxbridge Road outside Ealing Hospital. Image: Google Maps.

London Ambulance Service medics did their best to give treatment.

The pedestrian, a man aged 44, was pronounced dead at the scene at 9.24.

Next of kin have been informed and formal identification awaits.

A post-mortem examination is scheduled to take place at Fulham Mortuary today.

The driver of the bus stopped at the scene. He’s not been arrested.

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit based at Alperton are investigating.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, or the events leading up to it, is asked to contact the witness line on 020 8991 9555.

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