Five badly hurt in bus crash horror

FIREFIGHTERS had to free passengers trapped on a double-decker bus which overturned in the morning rush-hour today after a being involved in a collision with a lorry.

FIREFIGHTERS had to free passengers trapped on a double-decker bus which overturned in the morning rush-hour today after a being involved in a collision with a lorry.

The driver of the C3 bus was one of five people seriously hurt after the incident at around 8.30am in Clapham, south London.

Police said the male driver of the lorry was arrested and is in custody at a south London police station.

Three of the passengers were cut free by firefighters from Battersea and Wandsworth.

Police said that as well as the four passengers and the driver who had been seriously injured, a further 13 needed hospital treatment for minor injuries. The bus was carrying 25 passengers in total.

Transport for London said there would be a full investigation into the incident.

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