Scaffolding Falls Onto Bus at Putney Bridge

No one injured and investigation into incident begun

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Police and firefighters were called to a bus stop in Gonville Road outside Putney Bridge station at lunchtime yesterday, Tuesday November 26, after scaffolding fell onto a 414 bus.

Fortunately the bus was empty while waiting to pick up passengers at the station and no one was injured.

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Pic taken by Jessica Bull @JessicaRoseBull

 

 

 

 

Ken Davidson, Head of Bus Operations with Transport for London said: :  "At around 1.25pm on Tuesday 26 November a route 414 double deck bus, operated by Abellio, struck scaffolding on Gonville Street near Putney Bridge Underground Station SW6.

" There are no reported injuries.

" The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) are currently assessing the safe removal of the bus and scaffolding until which time the road will remain closed.

" There will be an investigation into this incident."

The incident caused diversions on a number of bus routes and delays on the southbound approach to Putney Bridge Road.

 

November 27, 2013

 

 

 

 

November 27, 2013

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