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Woman killed in bus crash outside London railway station named by police

Woman killed in bus crash outside London railway station named by police

Melissa Burr’s family have described her as a “kind and thoughtful soul” who had a “quirky charm”

A woman killed when a bus crashed into the back of another outside a major railway station in central London has been named as Melissa Burr.

The 32-year-old, from Rainham in Kent, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash at Victoria at around 9am on Tuesday.

In a tribute, her family described her as a “kind and thoughtful soul” who had a “quirky charm”.

Eyewitnesses said she became trapped under one of the buses, which were both single-decker vehicles serving route 507.

Police said a total of three pedestrians were involved in the crash which happened at around 8.25am on Tuesday.

Emergency services rushed to the scene but despite their efforts Ms Burr was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two other people were treated for non-life threatening injuries, police say, and no arrests have been made.

Content provided by Radio NewsHub. Originally published on 2021-08-12 16:00:00.

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