Netizen 24 GBR: First video from of Clydeside Expressway bus crash in Glasgow as reports emerge 'two seriously injured'

By On April 29, 2018

First video from of Clydeside Expressway bus crash in Glasgow as reports emerge 'two seriously injured'

Footage has emerged of emergency services attending the scene of a bus crash at the Clydeside Expressway in Glasgow .

As many as five ambulances and police are at the scene on the slip road at Broomhill, near to the Clyde Tunnel, where a single-decker First Bus has crashed.

Traffic came to a standstill on the A814 heading into Glasgow, with police revealing the road will be closed for "some time".

One eyewitness claims that fire crews are using "heavy equipment" and are taking out seats.

Emergency services are in attendance at the Clydeside Expressway

The footage was shared online by Tracey Shaw, who said: "There are an awful lot of ambulances and firefighters are taking out seats and some are preparing to go in through the front window.

"Som e have heavy equipment."

There are initial reports that two people were seriously injured in the crash, with others less seriously hurt.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: "We can confirm we are currently dealing with a serious Road Traffic Collision at the ClydeTunnel.

"There are a number of nearby road closures. Emergency services in attendance & the road will be closed for some time.

"Please avoid the area. We will provide updates when we can."

Emergency services at the scene of a First Bus crash on the Clydeside Expressway

A spokesperson for The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service added: "The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service has been mobilised to the serious road traffic incident at the Clyde Tunnel where firefighters are currently assisting emergency service colleagues."

Glasgow City Council announced that a number of roads would be shut as a res ult of the crash.

They said: "The high loop from Victoria Park Drive South onto the Clydeside Expressway is closed eastbound to all traffic.

"The slip road north from the Clyde Tunnel onto Victoria Park Drive South is also closed. Please avoid."

BBC reporter Laura Maciver tweeted saying: "A bus has crashed on a slip road to the Clydeside Expressway in Glasgow, leaving two people seriously injured.

"Others have been less seriously hurt. Police and Ambulance service are at the scene."

Source: Google News

Next
« Prev Post
Previous
Next Post »