One man is in a critical condition and 12 others have been taken to hospital after two buses collided in the centre of Luton this afternoon.
Police were called to the bus lane on New Bedford Road at 4:10pm after reports that two buses had hit each other head on.
Emergency services were attending the scene, along with the air ambulance, and the casualties have been taken to nearby hospitals.
Some of the passengers suffered leg injuries.
We are aware of a bus collision in Luton resulting in a small number of injuries.Please help us by avoiding our A&E for non life-threatening illness while we assist those who need urgent help.
-- Luton and Dunstable University Hospital (@LandDHospital) April 10, 2018
Luton and Dunstable University Hospital has asked people to avoid their A&E department for non life-threatening illness while they assist those who need urgent help.
Motorists have also been urged by emergency services to avoid the area.