A MAN is recovering in hospital after being struck by a bus.

Police and paramedics were called to Magdalen Street at about 6.30pm on Friday after reports of a crash.

The pedestrian, a man aged in his 20s, was rushed to Colchester General Hospital following the crash.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: "A section of road was closed for 30 minutes while emergency services dealt with the incident.

“The man is now in a stable condition.

“Officers are trying to establish his identity.”

Anyone with information call Colchester police station on 101.