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.
Bus crass on Clapham high st!!! Looks pretty bad… pic.twitter.com/Ev0V1vJfUE— Joseph Clarke (@JosephC79946324) August 10, 2017
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.
Officers are at the scene of a collision involving a bus on Lavender Hill in #Wandsworth — a number of passengers have been treated by LAS.— Metropolitan Police (@metpoliceuk) August 10, 2017
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.
Avoid the 🚉 they said. Get a bus instead. OK, off to Clapham we go….. To see a bus ploughed a shop in Lavender Hill pic.twitter.com/uFHvKDipr4— Richie Bear (@flaneurbear) August 10, 2017
The London Ambulance Service tweeted after the incident that six patients are being treated following the collision.