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UK: Bus crash in Dartford leaves 17 people injured May 29

Bus crash in Dartford leaves 17 injured May 29; traffic congestion expected near the crash in the coming hours

29 May 10:05 PM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 5/29/2018, 12:00 AM until 5/30/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/London). COUNTRY/REGION Dartford

Event

A passenger bus reportedly crashed into dozens of cars in the town of Dartford on Tuesday, May 29, leaving at least 17 people injured. Police have reportedly apprehended one individual for careless driving in connection to the incident. At least 25 vehicles were damaged in the crash, which took place on Hythe Street shortly before 19:00 (local time). The road remained closed as of Tuesday evening, according to local police, but should be reopened in the overnight hours into Wednesday, May 30. Increased traffic congestion is expected in the vicinity of the crash in the coming hours until Hythe Street reopens to traffic.

Advice

Individuals in Dartford and surrounding areas are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the site of the bus crash, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

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