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Woman in 90s 'falls off bus'

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 today.

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Woman suffers life-threatening injuries boarding bus

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.

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