Traffic diverted in Stoke Newington after pedestrian has foot run over by bus

Traffic was diverted around Stoke Newington this afternoon (Wednesday) after a pedestrian had his foot run over by a double decker bus.

The man, 30, was hurt in a collision with a number 76 bus at the crossing in Rectory Road at the junction with Evering Road shortly before 1.42pm.

Paramedics treated him at the scene then took him to the Royal London Hospital suffering serious foot injuries.

Evering Road was closed until early evening with drivers being forced to use Amhurst Road.