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West Croydon bus station crash leaves 17 injured

West Croydon bus station crash leaves 17 injured

Police have taped off the scene and said a woman has been taken to hospital
A woman has been badly injured and 16 other people hurt as a double-decker bus collided with two other vehicles and hit a stop at a bus station.The bus collided with a car, a single-decker bus, then crashed into the bus shelter at West Croydon bus station, in south London, at about 12:20 GMT.London Ambulance Service said it treated nine people at the scene.London Fire Brigade said 17 of the 20 people on board the bus at the time had injuries of "varying degrees".Videos on social media showed dozens of emergency service workers at the scene.
The woman who was seriously hurt was treated at the scene before being taken to hospital, the Metropolitan Police said.
London Air Ambulance also attended.An LFB spokesman said the two people in the car were suffering from shock.Of the 20 people onboard the bus, 17 were injured to "varying degrees" but all were conscious and breathing, the spokesman added.Transport for London has been contacted for a comment.
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Routes 60 64 109 157 166 194 198 250 264 289 367 403 407 410 412 433 455 are diverted due to a road traffic incident in West Croydon Bus Station.— TfL Bus Alerts (@TfLBusAlerts) November 11, 2018
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Officers are responding to bus in collision with street furniture in Station Road, Croydon by West Croydon Bus Station. One woman being treated at scene. Temporary road closures. No other serious injuries.— Croydon MPS (@MPSCroydon) November 11, 2018
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