Coach crash in Essex

A COACH driver has been arrested today after the vehicle went down an embankment in Essex.The National Express coach was travelling from London to Stansted Airport when the incident happened on the northbound M11 between junctions seven and eight at Harlow at around 6.30am.

A COACH driver has been arrested today after the vehicle went down an embankment in Essex.

The National Express coach was travelling from London to Stansted Airport when the incident happened on the northbound M11 between junctions seven and eight at Harlow at around 6.30am.

None of the 15 passengers were injured in the crash.

Essex Police said the 43-year-old driver from east London was arrested on suspicion of careless driving.


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They added that coach did not overturn during the collision.

National Express said it was working with police to establish what caused the crash.

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This crash follows an incident in Buckinghamshire, involving a National Express coach, a few weeks ago, in which 30 people were injured, six of them, including the driver, seriously.

The driver of that coach was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving and released on bail.

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