Two people, including a man in his 50s, have been injured after a car crashed into a bus shelter in Bromley Road this afternoon.

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A spokeswoman for London Ambulance Service said: "We were called at 1:54pm today (January 23) to a road traffic collision on Beckenham Hill Road, SE6.

"We sent two ambulance crews, an advanced paramedic, an incident response officer and two single responders in cars to the scene. 

"We treated two people at the scene. We took them both to hospital one as a priority." 

A Met spokesman confirmed that the 50-year-old man was treated at the scene before being transferred to hospital and that his injuries are considered to be "life-threatening".

According to a spokeswoman for the London Fire Brigade, two engines along with a fire rescue unit were also dispatched to the scene in Bellingham shortly before 2pm following reports of the crash.

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The car in question crashed into a bus stop in Bromley Road. Photo: Roz Woodall

One lane has been re-opened on the road with traffic beginning to get through.

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