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You couldn’t get a bus through there – bizarre crash blocks Upminster road

PUBLISHED: 16:28 20 July 2015 | UPDATED: 16:51 20 July 2015

Two 248 buses crashed at about 3.45pm

Two 248 buses crashed at about 3.45pm

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Two buses have crashed in Upminster, bringing traffic to a stand still.

The number 248 buses were going in different directions on Avon Road when they collided at about 3.45pm – meaning passengers had to get off and walk the rest of their journey.

Witness Peter Smith, 46, who himself owns a transport company, said the drivers “tried to get through a gap that wasn’t there.”

“I don’t think anyone was hurt,” he said. “But the road was at a complete stand still. They’ve cleared it now but there was five buses backlogged – everyone had to get off and walk.”


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