London Sidcup police chase: Hero bus driver swerves INTO runaway truck’s path Latest News

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London Sidcup police chase: Hero bus driver swerves INTO runaway truck’s path Latest News

A HIGH-SPEED police chase came to a dramatic end when a bus careered into the path of a runaway truck.


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HEROIC: The bus driver brought the chase to a stop by blocking the runaway truck’s path

The fleeing pickup was reportedly driving on the wrong side of the road as it tried to flee cops in London.

It also hit several vehicles as it sped through the small town of Sidcup at around 12.30pm today.

But before it could cause further carnage, the driver of a double-decker bus then swerved into the truck’s path.


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CARNAGE: The high speed police chase ‘could have killed someone’ according to a eyewitness

Police cars then boxed the vehicle as the driver jumped out and fled on foot.

Fortunately officers caught the man and arrested him.

Eyewitness Tracey Emmerton wrote on Twitter: “Van on the run from police crashing into everything as it passed, finally stopped by bus!

“Well done to this bus driver! so many cars written off and could of killed someone!”

A spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said: “Police began an authorised pursuit of a suspected stolen vehicle that failed to stop for officers at approximately 12.38pm.

“During the course of the pursuit, the suspect vehicle collided with a number of stationary vehicles.

“There have been no reported injuries.”




London Sidcup police chase: Hero bus driver swerves INTO runaway truck’s path Latest News

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