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London double-decker bus crashes into building, passengers injured

The Metropolitan Police said they had been called to reports of a collision on Lavender Hill, near London's?busy Clapham Junction train station Photograph: (Reuters)

Reuters New Delhi,India Aug 10, 2017, 10.48 AM (IST)

A double-decker bus crashed into a building in south London, British police said on Thursday, injuring a number of people and trapping two passengers inside.

The Metropolitan Police said they had been called to reports of a collision on Lavender Hill, nearLondon's busy Clapham Junction train station.

"The driver has been taken to a south London hospital. A number of passengers were treated by LAS (London Ambulance Service) at the scene," police said in a statement.

"Two passengers remain trapped on the upper deck. The road is currently closed to traffic."

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