Man rescued at Crittals Corner after coach collides with truck

News Shopper: A coach and a truck collided at Crittals Corner this morning. A coach and a truck collided at Crittals Corner this morning.

A MAN had to be rescued after a truck collided with a coach at a major roundabout in Foots Cray this morning.

Emergency services were called to Crittals Corner at around 8.30am to reports a flat bed truck and a coach had come together.

The truck driver had to be cut free and taken to Princess Royal University Hospital after the incident, but his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Margorzata Zakret, who lives in nearby Cornwall Drive, said: "I saw from my window there were a lot of police cars there.

"Lots of people were standing around, I think they had come from the coach."

Two fire engines from Sidcup and a fire rescue unit from Bexley attended.

The area is now clear following the accident.

No arrests have been made.

Did you see what happened? Call 01689 885702, e-mail tim.macfarlan@london.newsquest.co.uk or tweet @NewsShopperTim

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11:48am Wed 18 Dec 13

molsey says...

'Two fire engines from Sidcup', why?, they could have come over from the Wast4Fuel yard, they are based there permanately now, only across the road.
'Two fire engines from Sidcup', why?, they could have come over from the Wast4Fuel yard, they are based there permanately now, only across the road. molsey

12:16pm Wed 18 Dec 13

Gypo.Joe says...

They cant do that Molsey, the Wast4Fuel job is the fire fairies Christmas O/T scam.
They cant do that Molsey, the Wast4Fuel job is the fire fairies Christmas O/T scam. Gypo.Joe

11:46pm Thu 19 Dec 13

brommum3 says...

molsey wrote:
'Two fire engines from Sidcup', why?, they could have come over from the Wast4Fuel yard, they are based there permanately now, only across the road.
The fire brigade are much too busy in that area with those 'types' who love a bit of arson.
Infuriating to the normal tax payer. Especially when they all work cash in hand and collect benefits from the tax payer too.
[quote][p][bold]molsey[/bold] wrote: 'Two fire engines from Sidcup', why?, they could have come over from the Wast4Fuel yard, they are based there permanately now, only across the road.[/p][/quote]The fire brigade are much too busy in that area with those 'types' who love a bit of arson. Infuriating to the normal tax payer. Especially when they all work cash in hand and collect benefits from the tax payer too. brommum3

7:10am Fri 20 Dec 13

molsey says...

brommum3 wrote:
molsey wrote:
'Two fire engines from Sidcup', why?, they could have come over from the Wast4Fuel yard, they are based there permanately now, only across the road.
The fire brigade are much too busy in that area with those 'types' who love a bit of arson.
Infuriating to the normal tax payer. Especially when they all work cash in hand and collect benefits from the tax payer too.
Who you talking about, the arsonists or the Firefighters?
[quote][p][bold]brommum3[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]molsey[/bold] wrote: 'Two fire engines from Sidcup', why?, they could have come over from the Wast4Fuel yard, they are based there permanately now, only across the road.[/p][/quote]The fire brigade are much too busy in that area with those 'types' who love a bit of arson. Infuriating to the normal tax payer. Especially when they all work cash in hand and collect benefits from the tax payer too.[/p][/quote]Who you talking about, the arsonists or the Firefighters? molsey

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