Paris horror: Bus ploughs through crowd in Val-de-Marne – 18 hurt

Pedestrians and passengers have been hurt, some seriously, after the bus careered off the road and into a tree. Eighteen people have been injured, three critically, after the incident which occurred by the station at Sucy-en-Brie. The youngest of those seriously injured is understood to be 15-years-old.

The crash took place between 5.15pm and 5.20pm in the middle of the rush-hour.

The driver of the bus is believed to have lost control of the vehicle. 

Police and ambulance crews are at the scene. 

A helicopter has also been deployed to transfer the seriously wounded to a nearby hospital.

Following the incident the Sucy-Bonneuil station has been temporary closed.

French media are reporting the bus driver has been arrested by and is currently in police custody.

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