London bus bursts into flames after rush hour collision with two cars in Surrey

A London bus has been filmed dramatically busting into flames after a rush hour collision in Surrey.

The bus was involved in a collision with two cars in Kingston Road, in Ewell, Surrey, just after 7am on Thursday .

Footage posted on social media showed large flames shooting out from the bus and one of the cars which it had crashed into.

A Surrey Police spokesperson said: “We received calls at around 7.08am this morning regarding a collision between a bus and two cars on the Kingston Road, Ewell.

“The bus and one of the vehicles caught fire. Fortunately there were no injuries. Highways are dealing with road closures.”

A Fire Brigade spokesperson said: “Firefighters were called to a car and a bus fire on Ewell by-pass in Ewell. No one was trapped.

“The Brigade was called at 0708 and the incident was over by 0757.”

The borough council has advised residents to avoid the area due to a buildup of traffic.

In an update, Surrey officers said that “due to the damage to the road” the road would be closed from Ruxley Lane to Mavis Avenue “for a long period of time” and diversions will be put in place.