Video: moped crashes into pedestrian during live news report

'Quite a shock to see,' tweets reporter

THIS is the moment a moped crashed into a pedestrian in the background of a live news report.

A man seen wheeling a suitcase across the road is knocked to the ground as the crashed scooter slides into his legs.

The incident took place outside St Pancras International railway station during an ITV news report last night.

The reporter, Rita Chatterjee, later tweeted: ‘The pedestrian and motorcyclist who collided during my live broadcast at St Pancras Stn are both fine.’

ITV’s vision mixer, Nick Merritt, tweeted: ‘Great. Love directing live TV where pedestrians get hit by mopeds in the back of shot. Quite a shock to see. No injuries though - very lucky.’

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