08 January 2020 00:40
A car has collided with the famous Blackheath tea hut, popular with motorists and taxi drivers alike. The crash happened at around 8pm on Tuesday (January 7) on Shooters Hill Road. Emergency services rushed to the scene of the crash. The road was temporarily closed as emergency services dealt with the collision and bus diversions are in place. Pictures from the scene show debris from the tea hut spread over a large area of the Heath.
The Metropolitan Police and London Ambulance Service have been contacted for comment. Are you at the scene? Did you see what happened? Please get in touch at [email protected] Follow our live blog below for updates as the incident unfolds. A number of roads across Blackheath have been closed tonight after a Mercedes ploughed through the iconic Blackheath tea hut on Goffers Rod near Greenwich Park.
Emergency services are currently at the scene freeing those involved who are understood to to have been not been seriously injured following the unmot'd vehicle ploughing through it at speed. Police have launched an investigation into the cause of the collision after thousands of pounds worth of damaged has been caused. The Blackheath tea hut is an institution in SE London and has serve many from Emergency services workers,cabbies and many a Londoner Local bus routes have been seriously effected Buses are diverted and numerous emergency services are on scene: