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Gravesend Meopham bus and tractor crash: 12 Children in hospital

Children are amongst those taken to hospital after a serious crash between a tractor and bus in Gravesend.

Gravesend Meopham Bus And Tractor Crash: 12 Children In Hospital

The crash occurred on the A227 South Street near Culverstone Green in Meopham shortly before 3.30pm yesterday (May 23).

Gravesend Meopham Bus And Tractor Crash: 12 Children In Hospital

Several bus passengers were injured in the crash and are now receiving treatment at hospital.

Gravesend Meopham Bus And Tractor Crash: 12 Children In Hospital

South East Coast Ambulance took 12 patients to hospital while one patient was airlifted to Kings College Hospital in south London.

Gravesend Meopham Bus And Tractor Crash: 12 Children In Hospital

Officers attended the scene alongside paramedics, an air ambulance and Kent Fire and Rescue Service.

Gravesend Meopham Bus And Tractor Crash: 12 Children In Hospital

The incident is being investigated by Kent Police’s Serious Collision Unit (SCIU).

Kent Police is seeking dashcam and phone footage of the incident and appealed for any witnesses to get in contact.

Anyone who can assist the investigation has been asked to call SCIU on 01622 798538, or email [email protected] quoting reference EX/DGC/051/24.

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