Highams Park: Car smashes into same shop as double decker bus

A car has plowed into the same shop a double decker bus crashed into the day before.

The emergency services were called to The Broadway in Highams Park shortly before 8pm last night (January 26) after an Audi smashed into an appliance shop.

It was the same shop a bus hit on Tuesday which saw 19 people treated by paramedics and five people taken to hospital.

Following last night’s incident, a Met Police spokesperson said: “At 7.53pm on Wednesday January 26 police were called to reports of a road traffic collision in The Broadway, E4.

“Officers attended with London Ambulance Service paramedics and the London Fire Brigade.

“On arrival they found that a car had left the road and struck a building. The female driver was assessed by paramedics. Her injuries were found to be non-life changing.”

The spokesperson added: “Road closures were put in place while emergency services responded to the incident.

“An assessment of the building found that it was damaged in the collision. Steps are being taken to ensure it is made safe but residents can expect to see a continued police presence, to ensure public safety, until that work is completed.”

Related: Several injured after bus crashes into shop in Highams Park

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