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Two people taken to hospital after Rush Green bus collision

PUBLISHED: 15:38 06 August 2020 | UPDATED: 16:28 06 August 2020

The scene of a collision involving a bus in Rush Green Road today (August 6). Picture: Robert Benham

The scene of a collision involving a bus in Rush Green Road today (August 6). Picture: Robert Benham

Robert Benham

Two people have been injured after a collision involving a bus in Rush Green.

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said it was called just after 2.05pm today (August 6) to reports of a road collision involving a bus in Rush Green Road.

They added: “We dispatched two ambulance crews, an incident response officer and a medic in a car to the scene, with the first of our medics arriving in under three minutes.

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“We treated two people at the scene and took them to hospital for minor injuries.”

A Met Police spokesperson said: “Police were called at approximately 2.05pm on Thursday, 6 August to Rush Green Road in Romford to reports of a collision involving a bus and a vehicle.

“Officers and London Ambulance Service attended.

“A man, no further details, and a woman believed to be in her 70s, have been taken to a London hospital as a precaution; their injuries are not thought to be life threatening or life changing.

“No arrests have been made.”


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