Two people injured after London bus crashes into a lamppost near Buckingham Palace

Two people were injured in the crash (Picture: PA)

Two men have been injured after a bus crashed into a lamppost near Buckingham Palace.

The collision happened shortly before 6am on Wednesday about 150m from the London landmark.

A London Ambulance Service spokeswoman said two men were treated for minor injuries, including one who was taken to hospital.

The bus crashed near Buckingham Palace on Wednesday morning (Picture: PA)
There was severe damage to the front of the bus (Picture: PA)

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The crash at the junction of Buckingham Palace Road and Victoria Street severely damaged the front left corner of the double-decker bus, smashing part of its windscreen.


The number 16 bus appeared to have almost completed its journey from Cricklewood, north-west London, to Victoria Station.

The bus was run by Metroline for Transport for London.