A man has been taken to a major trauma centre hospital after being hit by a lorry in Putney High Street.

London Ambulance Service was called at 12.13pm and treated the patient at the scene before taking them to hospital.

The emergency services said the incident happened as the lorry was “pulling off from the high street.”

The lorry driver stopped at the scene and there have been no arrests.

Putney High Street has been closed from Chelverton Road to A205 South Circular, right by Putney station.

Several bus diversions are in place, affecting routes 14,39,74,85,93,424,430, according to AA Maps.

Emergency services remain at the scene.

A spokesperson for Metropolitan Police said: "

Police were called at around 12:10hrs on Friday, 12 April, to a lorry in collision with a pedestrian in Putney High Street.

"The pedestrian – a man – has been taken to hospital. We await an assessment of his condition.

"The driver of the lorry stopped at the scene.

"There has been no arrest.

"Any witnesses are asked to call 101 ref 3036/12apr."

A spokesperson for London Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 12.13 this afternoon to reports of person being hit by a lorry as it was pulling off from Putney High Street. We sent an ambulance crew to the scene.

“We treated a patient at the scene and took them to a major trauma centre.”