VIDEO: A24 closed after van and bus crash

The A24 was closed after a crash involving a van and a bus this morning (Friday January 15).

Emergency services were called to the serious collision at Washington roundabout at around 7.30am.

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Members of the Air Ambulance team also attended and the helicopter landed just north of the roundabout at 8.30am.

A man was cut out of the van by firefighters and was airlifted to hospital.

Paramedics also treated three other people at the scene.

A police spokesman added several passengers were aboard the bus. One suffered minor injuries.

The northbound carriageways were closed following the crash. Both are now re-open.

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