ESSEX Firefighters have been called to a road traffic collision between a car and a single decker bus in Lampits Hill, Corringham.
One person remains trapped in the bus while 17 people are being treated for minor injuries.
Essex Police, the Air Ambulance and the Ambulance Service are in attendance.
Update: Crews, working with Ambulance crews, had released the casualty – the bus driver – by 14:48hrs. The casualty was left in the care of the Ambulance Service.