A man is seriously injured in hospital after being trapped under the wheel of a bus.

Emergency services were called to reports of a man trapped under a double decker bus in Kingsland Road, Hackney at around 4.25pm on July 2.

London Fire Brigade firefighters worked to release the man.

He was left in the care of the London Ambulance Service, who took him to a London major trauma centre.

One witness on social media described seeing a man trapped under the wheel of the vehicle.

The Metropolitan Police said the man suffered "significant injuries".

A Met spokesperson added: "His injuries, although serious, are not thought to be life-threatening." 

A section of the busy road was shut off with buses and drivers being diverted.

Police say no arrests have been made.

An ambulance service spokesperson said: “We sent numerous resources to the scene including ambulance crews, an incident response officer, members of our Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) and London’s air ambulance."