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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.