Published on : Thursday, August 10, 2017
The bus driver has been taken to the hospital and a number of passengers were treated at the scene.
Matthew Corner, a witness, tweeted: “Bus crash on Lavender Hill looked awful. Hoping no one is badly hurt. Emergency services doing an excellent job. Lavender Hill.”
Two fire engines and three fire rescue units were sent to the scene.
Police were called just before 7am to reports of a bus hitting a building in Lavender Hill, near Clapham Junction train station in south-west London.
Two passengers were rescued after being trapped on the upper deck of a bus after it smashed into a shop in a busy London high street.
A total of nine people suffered minor injuries when the bus hit the building in Lavender Hill, near Clapham Junction railway station in south-west London shortly before 7am on Thursday.
Witnesses reported seeing smoke coming from under the bus.