Several children hospitalised after bus crash in Kent

Several passengers have been taken to hospital
Several passengers have been taken to hospital

Several children have been hospitalised after a bus crash in Kent.

An air ambulance, police and fire crews were called to the A227 near Meopham on Wednesday at around 3.25pm.

Bus passengers including children were injured in the collision on South Street, near Culverstone Green.

Kent Police said: “Several passengers on the bus, including children, were injured and are receiving treatment at hospital.

“Phone footage and dashcam footage of the incident is being investigated by Kent Police’s Serious Collision Unit (SCIU) and officers are appealing to any witnesses to contact them.

“This includes those who may have footage on their phones and motorists with potential evidence on dashcams.

“Anyone who may be able to assist the investigation should call SCIU on 01622 798538 or email quoting reference EX/DGC/051/24.”

Those who witnessed the crash can also upload footage to the force’s online portal.

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