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Who is Melissa Burr?(Kind and beautiful’ woman, 32, killed when two buses crashed into pedestrians in London Victoria rush) Wiki, Bio, Age, Instagram, Twitter & Quick Facts

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Capt.Josh Laird, a firefighter from Frederick County, Maryland, has died
He was fighting a house fire that was struck by lightning on Wednesday
The fire started at his home in Ijamsville, which is about 45 miles west of Baltimore.
Authorities believe the house was struck by lightning caused by a severe storm in the area
Laird arrived to fight the fire, but fell to the ground and into the basement.
“Tell my family that I love them,” Laird said over the radio while he was trapped at home.
Backup units arrived on the scene and took Laird to the hospital in Washington, DC.
He was pronounced dead at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital.

Family Statement

The victim’s family said in a statement: ‘We are absolutely devastated by the loss and hole this incident has left in our lives.’

Ms. Burr had been in a relationship with James Watson since May 14, 2018, according to her Facebook.

The couple visited Mayrhofen in Austria last month and posed for photos outside a bar.

Watson has been a smart meter engineer at Quinn Infrastructure Services in London since April, her profile reads. The Chelsea fan is from Medway in Kent.

Detective Chris May of Met’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit said: ‘This tragic incident claimed the life of a young woman and our thoughts are with her family at this sad time.

We continue to reconstruct the circumstances surrounding this collision and I am very interested to hear from witnesses who have not yet spoken to the police. If you have any information, don’t hesitate to get in touch. ‘


Witnesses rushed to help after the accident involving bus 507 to Waterloo and another going the wrong way at 8:25 a.m. M. Mrs. Burr was pronounced dead at 9 a.m.

A witness was traveling on another bus when she ‘heard a knock’ and saw a woman ‘under’ one of the vehicles.

She said: ‘She had a dark floral skirt and blonde hair. There were many people around her, a woman was holding her hand and a boy was trying to help her. ‘

The witness said the bus she was riding on left moments later, adding that she and her fellow travelers felt shocked and “helpless.”

Causes of death

Big Issue salesman Jacob Davidson, 36, described how bystanders “swarmed” the scene after the accident to try to help.

He said: ‘It was just a heavy hit, the bus crashed into the back of the one in front. The front end was smashed.

‘I didn’t think much of it until two taxi drivers got out of their cabins, jumped over the railing and started looking under the bus.

‘There was a sound of panic … people yelling’ can we get help? ‘. Davidson said travelers rushed to the railing to see what was happening.

He added: ‘There was a woman lying outside the bus driver’s door who was being helped by two or three people.

“I looked under the front of the bus and there was another man trapped under the bus.”

Footage from the scene, right next to the bus station of the busy station, showed the vehicles on the road, indicating that they had not rushed onto the pavement.


The scene at Victoria bus station in central London after an accident involving two buses in which a pedestrian was killed.

After the accident, travelers said the crossing had been “a nightmare for years” with “buses coming and going quickly”, and the area “desperately needs improvement now.”

Underground’s Circle and District lines have also suspended sections of their routes this week, causing more chaos for those who have alternative routes to find.

The bus had to be lifted off the ground by a fire truck to free the victim, shocked bystanders said.

Rescue trucks arrived shortly before 4 pm to remove the buses, one of which has a broken windshield.

Police cordoned off the area around Terminus Place before reopening it on Tuesday.

Transport for London Commissioner Andy Byford said: “We are very saddened that a woman tragically died after a collision with a bus and our thoughts are with her family and friends of hers.

‘We are thinking of all those affected by this incident and will support them in any way we can.

“We are urgently working with the operator of the two buses, Go Ahead London, and the police to investigate what happened.”

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