Over 20 people injured after top deck of bus crushed

Paramedics, police and fire crews rushed to the scene in Tottenham at 4.10am this morning when a bus ploughed into a railway bridge.

5 people have been rushed to hospital after the collision, with 21 others treated at the scene. Thankfully, no one is believed to be seriously injured.

A London Fire Brigade spokesperson said: “Two fire engines, a fire rescue unit and 15 firefighters were called to a collision involving a bus and a railway bridge on St Loy’s Road in Tottenham early this morning.

“Crews helped release three people who were trapped on the upper deck of a double-decker bus.

“Five passengers were taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service and 21 people were treated at the scene.

“The brigade was called at 4.05am and the incident was over at 5.44am.”

 

 

Transport for London confirmed the double-decker was privately-owned.

A police spokesman said: “Police were called to St Loy’s Road at 4:10am after a bus was in collision with a bridge.

“London Ambulance Service (LAS) and London Fire Brigade was called to the scene.

“A number of people were treated at the scene by LAS for minor injuries but did not require hospital treatment.

“Two people were taken to an east London hospital. Their injuries are described as not life threatening and not life changing.”

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