Cookies on the London Fire Brigade website

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. To find out more or to learn how to change your computer settings on our cookies page.

Last updated: 22/01/2018, 12:26 PM

Crews bring top deck passenger to safety after bus collision

19/01/2016 12:01
Hammersmith and Fulham
Road traffic collision

Firefighters have rescued a passenger from the top deck of a bus after it was involved in a collision with a lorry on North End Road in Fulham this afternoon.

Crews used a an aerial ladder platform – a hydraulic platform used for dealing with incidents at height – to bring the man safely down to ground level after he was injured in the collision. He was taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service.

Around 20 other passengers had left the double decker bus before the Brigade arrived at the scene.

The Brigade was called at 1201 and the incident was over by 1252. Two fire engines from Fulham and Chelsea, a fire rescue unit from Chelsea and an aerial ladder platform from Paddington attended the incident along with around 20 firefighters and officers.