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    Emergency services attend the scene of a bus crash in Lavender Hill, London August 10, 2017 in this picture obtained on social media

    Double-Decker Bus Crashes Into Shop in South London (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

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    Several people were injured after a double-decker bus crashed into a shop on busy Lavender Street in south London.

    Around 7 a.m. local time, a number 77 double-decker bus smashed into the front of the Poggen Pohl Kitchen Design Centre.

    Emergency services were called to the scene immediately.

    The incident occurred as people were making their way to work.

    As a result of the crush, several people were injured; two women were trapped on the top deck. A crane was used to help people evacuate from the wreckage of the vehicle.

    A driver was taken to a south London hospital.

    Photos and videos appeared on social media showing paramedics tending to people on the top deck.

    ​​The London Ambulance Service tweeted after the incident that six patients are being treated following the collision.

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