Woman critical after being hit by van in Tooting
A 75-year-old woman is in a critical condition after being hit by a van in Tooting.
An ambulance crew were called to the incident, in Upper Tooting Road, just after 11am.
Upper Tooting Road is closed both ways between Ansell Road and Beechcroft Road, with buses 155, 219 and 355 on diversion.
It is believed the accident took place as the van attempted to overtake two parked buses.
A witness said her shopping bags were left strewn in the road.
The woman was rushed to the major trauma centre in St George's Hospital, in Blackshaw Road.
A spokesperson for the London Ambulance Service said: "They are making every effort to treat the patient."