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Investigation launched following bus crash in Stratford

PUBLISHED: 09:41 12 February 2015 | UPDATED: 09:41 12 February 2015

The buses collided in Stratford (picture: Michael Tubi)

The buses collided in Stratford (picture: Michael Tubi)

Michael Tubi

An investigation has been launched following a crash involving two buses in Stratford on Tuesday.

Passengers had to be evacuated after the incident (picture: Michael Tubi)Passengers had to be evacuated after the incident (picture: Michael Tubi)

Passengers were ordered off the two Stagecoach buses following the accident which took place at around 12.30pm in Tramway Avenue.

A spokesman for Stagecoach said: “Two of our vehicles were involved in a minor incident on Tramway Avenue. No one was injured during the incident and there was minimal damage caused to the vehicles.

“Safety is our absolute priority and we have launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.”

Michael Tubi, 33, of Forest Gate, was passing by at the time and said traffic came to a standstill.

He added: “It looked quite bad, it created a lot of traffic as it happened in a busy area.

“People were told to get off the bus but luckily nobody was injured.”

Did you see what happened? Call 020 8477 3879 or email seema.hakim@archant.co.uk


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