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Dramatic pictures show damage after Stagecoach bus crashed in to block of flats in Sidcup

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Original article from Kent Live

A building had to be evacuated after a bus crashed in to a block of flats in Sidcup on Tuesday (August 18).

The stagecoach bus collided with the building on Jubilee Way around 4pm.

The police, ambulance service and London Fire Brigade attended the scene where two people were treated for minor injuries.

Read more: Police issue update on emergency response in Folkestone

Pictures from the scene show the front of the red bus smashed up against the wall of the flats.

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The building was evacuated to allow for structural assessment to be carried out.

Police say that enquiries are ongoing but no arrests have been made.

The pictures were taken by Tommy Clark, a tree surgeon who maintains the land around the flats.

Two people reported minor injuries

He said he was called to the scene after hearing of the incident.

Stagecoach and TFL have been contacted for a comment.

A full statement by the Metropolitan Police said:“Police were called at 16:02hrs on Tuesday, 17 August following reports that a bus had collided with a building in Jubilee Way, Sidcup.

Officers attended along with London Ambulance Service and the London Fire Brigade. Two people were treated for minor injuries.

The building was evacuated to allow for a structural assessment to be carried out. Enquiries are ongoing. No arrests have been made."

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