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Bus veers off road and crashes into the front of a row of houses

Residents received an unexpected wake up call today when a bus crashed into the front of a row of houses after careering off-road.

Credit: @mpslewisham

The single decker bus came to a halt with its front wheels in the air after becoming wedged on top of a garden wall.

Emergency services attended the crash in Vicars Hill in Lewisham, south-east London, shortly before 6.30am and helped the driver and his passengers off the precariously positioned bus.

No one was injured.

At around 6.30am this morning, a route 484 single deck bus, operated by Abellio, collided with a wall on Vicars Hill near to the junction with Ladywell Road. Emergency services attended the scene. There will be a full investigation into the incident.

– Mike Weston, Transport for London

The 484 was travelling between Camberwell Green and Lewisham when it crashed.