13th Nov, 2019

Car collides with bus carrying schoolchildren

Worcester Editorial 30th Mar, 2015 Updated: 19th Oct, 2016

A DOUBLE-decker bus carrying schoolchildren and teachers collided with a car leaving three people in hospital.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the scene on London Road at 1.30pm on Saturday (March 28).

A paramedic in a rapid response vehicle, two paramedic officers and two ambulances also attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a car in collision with a double-decker bus carrying 45 students and teachers.

“Two people from the car were taken to Worcestershire Royal Hospital. One patient received minor injuries and the second was immobilised with the use of a neck collar and spinal board before being taken to hospital.

“A teenager travelling on the bus was treated for shoulder pain and she was taken to Worcestershire Royal Hospital as a precautionary measure.

“In total five further passengers were assessed on the bus. They were all later released to continue their journey.”

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