Tuesday 25 January 2022

Several injured’ as double decker bus crashes into shop in London rush hour (photos)

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Several people have been injured after a double-decker bus smashed into an appliance store.


Paramedics rushed to the scene in Higham’s Park, East London, after the vehicle crashed into the buildingThe 212 bus smashed into the On Appliances store at around 8am this morning, with several passengers being treated for injuries.Emergency services were called to the scene after the incident on Selwyn Avenue, in Chingford.


The driver of the bus had to be cut free from the vehicle and has been taken to hospital.A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: "At approximately 8.20am on Tuesday January 25 police were called to reports of a bus in collision with a shop in Selwyn Avenue, E4.


"Officers and London Ambulance Service are on scene. A number of people have reported suffering injuries and are being treated at the scene.Road closures remain in place around the junction of Selwyn Avenue and Winchester Road.


"Inquiries into the circumstances remain ongoing."


The front of the store appeared to be partially destroyed, as paramedics treated several patients at the scene.


London Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We are on-scene and are treating a number of patients at an incident on The Broadway in Highams Park, E4.