Dartford Crash Bus Ploughs Through 25 Parked Cars Leaving 14 Injured

At least 14 people have been injured after a bus ploughed into 25 cars in Dartford town centre in Kent.

A man was arrested on suspicion of careless driving following the incident and remains in custody.

Police said they and other emergency services were called to Hythe Street at 6.48pm.

The 14 people injured were reportedly walking wounded and were being treated at the scene.

Insurance company Aviva said in a statement it was supporting the emergency services.

Oliver Monahan, Area Managing Director for Arriva Kent and Surrey said: “Arriva can confirm that a bus has collided with a number of vehicles on Hythe Street in Dartford on Tuesday evening.

“There have been some reported injuries and at the moment our priority is supporting the emergency services. Our thoughts are very much with all those affected.”

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