Two Seriously Injured in a Brighton Bus Crash

This article was last updated on April 16, 2022

Sussex Police has confirmed that two people are suffering from life-threatening injuries while three remain seriously hurt in a crash involving two buses in a city centre. According to Sussex Police, there are additional six to eight “walking wounded” following the collision in the centre of Brighton at 9.22am.

The authorities have called the accident in Queens Road “a major incident” as it involved two vehicles belonging to Brighton & Hove Buses. In response to the accident, the firm’s managing director, Martin Harris, stated that there would be a “full investigation” into the accident. He also clarified that “all passengers were evacuated and the emergency services have been in attendance, along with our operational team.”

On the other hand, the spokesperson for Sussex Police pointed out that “two people have sustained life-threatening injuries and three have been seriously injured in a crash between two buses in central Brighton.” He revealed that “it has been declared a major incident by the ambulance service and police have advised drivers to avoid the city centre for the next few hours.” He said that “in addition to those seriously injured, six to eight people are understood to be ‘walking wounded’ with minor injuries and a walk in centre for anyone injured has been set up at the top of Queen’s Road near the railway station.” Police has also set up walk-in centre and triage centre in order to provide the required help and support for the injured.

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