South Norwood bus crash: Seven injured after roof ripped off double decker bus

Four people have been taken to hospital for treatment

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The Independent Online

Seven people have been injured after a bus crashed into a bridge in London.

The collision took place in Norwood, south London, last night shortly after 9pm. The 197 bus to Peckham collided with a railway bridge.

Photos released by emergency services appeared to show the roof of the double-decker bus ripped off. Debris from the wreckage lay strewn across the road.

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The London Ambulance Service confirmed that they had treated seven patients at the scene of the crash.

Four of the injured were then taken to Croydon Hospital for treatment. A spokesperson said that this included three patients with minor injuries and a woman with neck pain who was collared and boarded “as a precaution”.

With additional reporting by Press Association

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