London Bus Crash: Six People Seriously Injured

More than 30 people have been injured, six of them seriously, in a bus crash in south London.

Two passengers who were trapped on the double-decker bus in Kennington had to be freed, London Fire Brigade said.
The number 59, heading to King’s Cross, swerved to avoid a vehicle and hit a tree near the Ship pub on Kennington Road, said Transport for London.


Fire crews, paramedics, the air ambulance and officers from the Metropolitan Police went to the scene.
London Ambulance Service said it treated 32 patients in total.
Twenty-five people were “walking wounded” with cuts and bruises.
The more seriously hurt had mostly head and leg injuries, but none of them are in a life-threatening condition.
The Met Police said one of the seriously injured people was a male police officer, who was on duty and in uniform. He sustained a broken elbow and a pelvic injury.
A man and a woman who were trapped in the bus also had serious leg injuries.

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