Driver rescued after bus crash in Cliffe
A driver had to be rescued after
a double decker bus was blown off the road by the wind.
The emergency services were
called to Town Road, Cliffe, at 3.30pm after the vehicle landed in
The Nu Venture bus had been
travelling from Cliffe towards Chatham but there were no passengers
The driver had to be helped off
the bus by police and another bus driver who was passing the scene
of the accident. A police spokesman said he was out of the vehicle
Police closed part of Town Road
while the vehicle was recovered. Traffic was diverted along
Norman Kemp, a director at Nu
Venture, said: "There was a huge gust of wind and the driver said
the next thing he knew he was in the ditch.
"He wasn't injured but he
couldn't get off the bus so he had to wait for help to
"I think it is one of those
things that can only be described as an act of God."
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