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London bus crash: wreckage cleared from road

Bus crash scene
Image caption A man with a bloodied head was seen being put in to an ambulance

A bus involved in a crash in south London which injured more than 30 people has been removed from the road.

The number 59, heading to King's Cross, swerved to avoid a vehicle and hit a tree near The Ship pub in Kennington Road on Friday morning.

Of the 32 patients treated, six sustained serious injuries but none are thought to be life threatening.

A Met Police spokesman said a contractor had been used to remove the bus.

One of the six seriously injured was a male police officer, who was on duty and in uniform. He suffered a broken elbow and a pelvic injury.

An investigation has been launched by officers from the Collision Investigation Unit. There have been no arrests.

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