Scaffolding crashes down on bus near Putney Bridge station in Fulham

Wandsworth Guardian: The bus outside Putney Bridge station The bus outside Putney Bridge station

Scaffolding came crashing down on a bus while it was waiting at a bus station.

Police and firefighters were called to the bus stop, outside Putney Bridge station, off Fulham High Street, at 1.10pm.

It is not known yet what caused the scaffolding to fall.

Nobody was injured.

The road remains closed while police investigate and there are delays on the A219 Putney Bridge Road southbound towards Putney.

Joe Phelan, a journalist, said: "I was just walking out of the office. I saw some scaffolding hit the front of the bus where it displays the bus name and the destination."

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10:25am Wed 27 Nov 13

Hove Ex-Pat says...

I know that location well. Having seen other pictures from different angles, it is obvious that the front near side of the bus is on the pavement, & may have connected with the scaffolding, causing it to come down, & not the other way round.
I know that location well. Having seen other pictures from different angles, it is obvious that the front near side of the bus is on the pavement, & may have connected with the scaffolding, causing it to come down, & not the other way round. Hove Ex-Pat

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