A woman was seriously injured following a collision with a bus in central Bristol.

The woman was hit by a First bus near the junction with Baldwin Street and Broad Quay on Monday (Nov 25) evening.

Firefighters used specialist equipment to free the woman, who suffered a serious ankle injury in the collision.

She was subsequently taken to hospital, where she remains in stable condition.

We were called to reports of a collision between a bus and woman pedestrian shortly after 7.30pm in Broad Quay. The pedestrian was taken to hospital where she received treatment for a serious ankle injury. She remains in hospital in a stable condition. The road was reopened at about 10pm.

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The road was closed for nearly three hours. Credit: Bristol Live

The incident saw a huge emergency presence in the city centre and brought traffic to a standstill.

More than 20 buses were pictured queuing at the scene while the road was closed for nearly three hours.