Children injured in coach crash

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Eighteen children and a coach driver were taken to hospital yesterday after a crash involving three coaches carrying primary school children, police said.

The injured were thought to have suffered bruising, whiplash and shock. No one was thought to be seriously hurt. The accident happened on the A217 in Banstead, Surrey, near the Belmont Rise roundabout, Scotland Yard said, adding that the three coaches contained about 130 schoolchildren, all pupils at Cheam Park Farm Primary School, North Cheam.