Arriva Kent Sapphire bus in 25-car write off smash

An Arriva Kent driver has been arrested on suspicion of careless driving, and is being treated in hospital after his single-decker StreetLite ran out of control in on a busy shopping street in Dartford yesterday (29 May).

The crash saw 25 vehicles damaged – most will be write-offs – and 16 people suffer minor injuries. The bus was working Sapphire route 480.