Romford: Two Killed After Hit By Bus

A bus driver has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after two men were killed in Romford.

Scene of crime police tape

Officers were called at 2.20pm yesterday (Friday 15 November) to reports of a collision involving a bus and two pedestrians on Western Road, near the Liberty Shopping Centre.

Both pedestrians are thought to be men aged in their 60s.

They died at the scene.

The bus stopped at the scene and the driver was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

He is currently in custody at a police station in east London.

There were no reports of other injuries.

Officers believe there were a large number of witnesses at the scene, including those on the bus involved and another one that was passing at the time of the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call the non-emergency number 101. To remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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