Two cars were recovered in Bourne Road, Bexley after a "nasty crash" today.
A black Clio and a silver people carrier were both badly damaged in the incident which closed the road Crayford-bound.
Martin Peaple, 25, of Sidcup Hill, Sidcup said: "It looks pretty nasty, I was told everyone was OK who was involved."
The accident is believed to have happened just before midday.
Brian Barnett, 55, from Wolvercote Road, Thamesmead, added: "I could see lots of flashing lights, it was on Bourne Road, I was on the 132 bus as it was going past."