Vehicle Accident in United Kingdom on April 11 2018 05:34 AM (UTC).
Two people were trapped and 13 hurt after two buses collided in Luton, Beds, earlier today. Local police confirmed the injures and with one man in a critical condition. Luton and Dunstable Hospital have issued a plea asking the public to avoid the accident and emergency department. Some of the passengers suffered leg injuries, reports confirm. Luton and Dunstable University Hospital has asked people to avoid their A and E department for non life-threatening illness while they assist those who need urgent help. Motorists have also been urged by emergency services to avoid the area. Emergency services remain at the scene around Station Road and New Bedford Road, which is closed. Fire crews from Luton and Stopsley are leading the rescue. Commuters are being warned to avoid the area and expect long delays. The two buses involved in the collision were from Grant Palmer and Centrebus. A spokesman for Grant Palmer said the driver of their vehicle had been injured in the crash, but could not confirm if he was the man in critical condition. Grant Palmer is a family-owned bus company which runs 35 buses in the Bedfordshire area