Double Decker driver loses control and ploughs into south London home
27th December 2018

The wheels on the bus go… straight into a FRONT GARDEN: Double Decker driver loses control and ploughs into south London home on Boxing Day

  • Bus driver lost control of a double-decker and ploughed into a London home
  • The 118 bus to Brixton crashed through a fence and came to a halt in the garden
  • Three people suffered minor injuries, while one of them was taken to hospital
  • It’s unclear what happened but a neighbour said a car ‘collided with the bus’ 

A bus driver lost control of a double-decker in south London and ploughed into a home on Boxing Day.  

The 118 bus to Brixton crashed through a fence and came to a halt in the garden of the two-storey house in Streatham Vale around 9pm. 

Following the crash, police and paramedics rushed to the scene and the road was cordoned off in both directions.

Bus driver lost control of a double-decker and ploughed into a London home

The 118 bus to Brixton crashed through a fence and came to a halt in the garden

Three people suffered minor injuries, one of whom was taken to hospital.

It remains unclear what caused the crash, but a neighbour said on Twitter a car ‘collided with the bus’.

He said: ‘Have not been on site since 11:30pm of last night, at which point there was an extraction vehicle for I believe the car that had collided with the bus originally, owner of the car was also standing by wearing a heat blanket but otherwise seemingly okay.’ 


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Images posted on social media show damage to property and cars while debris can also be seen in the street.

There were no reports of any serious injuries, Scotland Yard told the Evening Standard.

A spokesman added that there had been no arrests and enquiries into the circumstances were ongoing

 

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