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A witness reportedly at the scene where a 92-year-old fell off a bus in Twickenham has told ITV London that passengers and the driver came out to help the woman.
A witness reportedly at the scene where an 92-year-old woman fell off a bus in Twickenham has told ITV London that "she lost her grip".
A 92-year-old woman has sustained life-threatening injuries while boarding a bus in Twickenham this afternoon, the Richmond and Twickenham Times has reported.
Police were called to reports of an elderly lady falling as she attempted to get on a Richmond-bound 490 bus in King Street, outside WH Smith, at 12.14pm today.
It is believed she fell onto the pavement, where she suffered "very serious" leg and hip injuries.
A woman in her 90s sustained "life-threatening" injuries while boarding a bus in Twickenham this afternoon, the Metropolitan Police said.
The elderly lady fell and collapsed as she attempted to get on a Richmond-bound 490 bus in King Street at 12.15pm today.
A Metropolitan Police spokesman confirmed she had sustained “very serious” leg and head injuries.
They said she was taken to a nearby hospital and described her situation as “severe” and “life-threatening”.
Police cordoned off the area surrounding the bus and were still on the scene two-and-a-half hours later.