London bus crashes into Wandsworth Sainsbury's supermarket

No-one was injured in the crash, police said

A double-decker bus has crashed into the entrance of a busy supermarket in south-west London.

Police were called to reports of a number 28 bus having crashed into a Sainsbury's supermarket on Garratt Lane, in Wandsworth, at 10:45 GMT.

It is thought the bus was also involved in a collision with a road sweeper, a Scotland Yard spokesman said.

No-one was injured in the crash and Garratt Lane was closed while police investigated.

'Glass everywhere'

Eyewitness Tamsin Bayne said: "There was the dustbin van going in one direction and the bus was going in the opposite direction and there was a collision.

"The bus had nowhere to turn but to turn into Sainsbury's and it crashed into the front entrance."

BBC London 94.9 reporter Jason Rosam, who was at the scene, said: "Normally at this time on a Sunday the Garratt Lane, in Wandsworth, is packed with shoppers."

"There's lots of debris from the fences on the side of the road and also the traffic lights which seem to have been smashed by the bus.

"The front of the bus is severely damaged - glass everywhere."

He added that it appeared there had been people on the bus at the time, but everyone seemed to have escaped uninjured.

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