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N86 night bus crashes at Stratford Broadway as driver falls ill

Thursday, January 23, 2014
6:53 PM

A night bus crashed into a bus-shelter in Stratford Broadway in east London in the early hours of this-morning.

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The driver of the N86 was taken ill, which resulted in the vehicle colliding with the shelter on the pavement.

Now the operators have begun a full investigation into the accident.

“One of our vehicles was involved in an incident at around 4.45am today,” a Stagecoach Buses spokesman confirmed tonight.

“The driver appears to have been taken ill while on duty and as a result, the vehicle was involved in a collision with a bus-shelter at Stratford Broadway.

“We’ll be carrying out a full investigation as safety is an absolute priority.”

There were no injuries to any passengers in the incident, it is understood.

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