Passengers injured after bus crashes into shop in London

Passengers injured after bus crashes into shop in London. Image - London Fire Brigade

A number of passengers have been injured after the bus they were travelling on crashed into a shop in London.


A number of passengers have been injured after the bus they were travelling on crashed into a shop in London this morning, January 25.
Emergency services were called to the scene Selwyn Avenue, Highams Park, North East London.
The number 212 bus mounted the pavement and collided into the front of an appliance shop.
Ambulance crews are treating injured people on the scene, however, the number of people and level of injuries is currently unknown.
Waltham Forest Council’s official Twitter account posted at 8.58am: “INFO: We’re getting information about a traffic incident on Selwyn Avenue #Chingford involving a bus.”


“Emergency services are on the scene – please be patient if you are in the area. We will share more info as and when it arrives.”
Photos were posted on social media showing the crash.
LAS tweeted: “We are on-scene and are treating a number of patients at an incident on The Broadway in #HighamsPark, E4, where a bus has collided with a building.”
“Crews are working closely with partner agencies and we will share more information when we can”
Update 16:35
19 people have been reported injured including 3 children.
MP Iain Duncan Smith tweeted: “Thank you to the first responders and emergency teams at the scene.
“My thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected.
“A number of people have reported suffering injuries and are being treated at the scene.”
Transport for London’s director of buses, Louise Cheeseman, said: “Our thoughts are with everyone involved in the bus collision in Highams Park this morning.
“We have support available to anyone affected by this incident and a full investigation is underway.”


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