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Five hospitalised after party bus smashes into bridge

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Emergency services attending the scene of the crash
Emergency services attending the scene of the crash

Five people have been taken to hospital after a private double-decker party bus collided with a bridge, London Fire Brigade said.

Emergency services were called at around 4.05am after the red bus hit the railway bridge on St Loys Road in Tottenham, north London.

Three people - who were trapped on the upper deck - were freed by crews, five passengers were taken to hospital and 21 people were treated at the scene, the fire service said.

Scotland Yard said inquiries into the incident are ongoing.

The bridge, which is outside Tottenham fire station, has been declared safe by Network Rail, a spokesman for London Fire Brigade said.