Parts of Woolwich town centre have been closed and the Air Ambulance landed on General Gordon Square after a man was reportedly injured by Woolwich Arsenal station.
The victim was reportedly hit by a van. People filming and taking close up pictures of the victim and those helping have been strongly criticised. Many bus routes are on diversion.
⛔ DIVERSION ⛔ Routes 51 53 54 96 99 161 177 180 244 291 380 386 and 469 are diverted due to a collision on Woolwich New Road. Most services are diverting via Woolwich New Road and either Grand Depot Road and Nightingale Road, or Beresford Street and Woolwich High Street.
— TfL Bus Alerts (@TfLBusAlerts) August 1, 2019
Any witnesses to the original incident can contact police on 101.