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Passengers injured as bus hits tree in Blackfriars Road

Several people were injured when a bus collided with a tree in Blackfriars Road on Tuesday afternoon.

Passengers injured as bus hits tree in Blackfriars Road
Passengers injured as bus hits tree in Blackfriars Road

The 63 bus was travelling north up Blackfriars Road when it collided with a tree near the junction with Boundary Row at about 5.20pm on Tuesday.

Traffic in the area was already disrupted because of a fatal collision at Elephant & Castle.

Fire crews from Dowgate, Euston and Lambeth were called to the scene along with the London Ambulance Service.

Passengers were treated at the scene for a number of minor injuries whilst one man was tended by ambulance and fire crews on the top deck of the bus.

Route 63 is operated by Go-Ahead London Central.

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