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Fatal bus stop crash in Hornchurch

PUBLISHED: 14:41 24 July 2016 | UPDATED: 14:47 24 July 2016

A taxi driver died after crashing into the bus stop in Station Lane, Hornchurch

A taxi driver died after crashing into the bus stop in Station Lane, Hornchurch

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A taxi driver has died and two passengers were injured after a car crashed into a bus stop.

Police were called to the incident at 12.50am this morning.

The collision happened in Station Lane, Hornchurch, just outside the tube station.

Paramedics were in attendance but the driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

A male and female passenger were taken to an east London hospital for treatment.

The road was closed off by police shortly after the crash and Hornchurch tube station was shut for a brief period.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman confirmed that next of kin had been informed and a post mortem examination will be held in due course.

Enquiries continue.


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