A MAN has died and a 15 people have been rushed to hospital after two buses and a car crashed in south-east London.
The accident occurred at about 10 pm last night (Thursday). Scotland Yard confirmed that one man has died at the scene and London Ambulance Service (LAS) said 15 people have been injured in the crash.
Images show debris scattered across the street, the car and one of the buses severely damaged following the collision.
It has been reported that a man, said to be the driver of the car, has been arrested on suspicion of death by dangerous driving and has remained in custody overnight.
The conditions of those injured in the crash have not been immediately released by officials. In statement, the Met Police said: “One person, no further details, was pronounced dead at the scene.
“Enquiries are ongoing to trace next of kin.”
A spokeswoman for the force confirmed that the person who died in the crash was a man
London Fire Brigade assistant commissioner Graham Ellis said: “Firefighters rescued several casualties from the buses and immediately undertook first aid.”
Road closures were put in place and drivers were told to find alternative routes.