Brixton crash: Bus and fire engine in rush hour collision in south London

Seven people have been injured after a packed London bus and a fire engine crashed today at a busy road junction at rush hour.
Emergency services rushed to the scene after the two vehicles collided in Brixton Hill at about 6.15pm.
Dramatic pictures emerged of the aftermath of the crash at the junction with Acre Lane outside Lambeth Town Hall.
Medics treated seven people at the scene, London Ambulance Service said.
A male firefighter and the male bus driver were taken to hospital, along with a 48-year-old female bus passenger complaining of back pain.


Their injuries are not thought to be serious and nobody was trapped during the incident, a London Fire Brigade spokesman said.





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