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Bus crash - Manchester

Borough: All

Incident Date: 07 March 2018

AT 7.34am on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, two fire engines from Manchester Central were joined by the technical response unit and major rescue unit from Ashton at a road traffic collision in Minshull Street, Manchester.

The incident involved two double-decker buses that had collided with a number of causalities on board.

Firefighters assisted North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) in treating 14 injured passengers on both buses, 11 of whom were conveyed to hospital.

Crews removed a door from one of the buses to allow passengers to be rescued.

Firefighters remained at the scene for around 75 minutes.

Last update: 07/03/2018 09:41:46
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