A double-decker bus crashed into a bridge in north London, ripping the roof off and injuring 26 people.1busPolice and the emergency services were called to St Loys Road in Tottenham at around 4.10am. The London ambulance service has confirmed five people were taken to hospital.

Their injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

The Metropolitan Police tweeted: “Road closure at St Loys Road N17 near to junction with High Road N17 due to Police incident, please avoid”