Passengers Freed Double Decker Bus Crashes Into Shop In Battersea

10 August 2017, 08:06

Passengers Stuck On Top Deck Of Crashed Bus In Battersea

Passengers Stuck On Top Deck Of Crashed Bus In Battersea

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A double decker bus has crashed into a shop in Battersea.

The Route 77 bus ploughed into the Poggenpohl Kitchen Design Centre on Lavender Hill in Battersea shortly before 7am.

The driver has been taken to hospital by the London Ambulance Service.

Two people were trapped on the upper deck of the bus, but firefighters have now freed them.

Driver taken to hospital after crashing into a shop near Clapham Junction
Driver taken to hospital after crashing into a shop near Clapham Junction

Nurse Amy Mullineux was a passenger on the bis and said the driver told her he had lost consciousness before the crash.

She said: "I spoke to him. He said he blacked out before the bus hit the shop. He doesn't remember hitting anything.

"The paramedic told me they think he had some kind of fit."

Fire Brigade work to free two people trapped on the bus
Fire Brigade work to free two people trapped on the bus

The London Ambulance Service said: "We sent five ambulance crews, two paramedics in cars and an incident response officer to the scene, alongside our hazardous area response team - with the first of our medics arriving in six minutes.

"London's Air Ambulance was also dispatched.

"We have treated six patients and we remain on scene."

Double Decker Bus Crashes Into Shop In Battersea

Double Decker Bus Crashes Into Shop In Battersea

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One eyewitness tweeted that the crash doesn't look good:

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