"Runway" double-decker bus crashes into three other city-centre buses

The crashed buses from above in Renfield St, Glasgow this afternoon. © Sophia McLaren / Twitter
The crashed buses from above in Renfield St, Glasgow this afternoon. © Sophia McLaren / Twitter

At least two people have been injured in an incident involving a "runaway" double-decker bus in Glasgow city centre this afternoon.

Eyewitnesses said a bus with no driver on board crashed into other buses on Renfield Street this afternoon.

Greater Glasgow police said that at "around 15:45 police received a report of a bus apparently travelling south on Renfield Street having collided with a stationary car at traffic lights at West George Street. The car moved forward and struck a pedestrian on Renfield Street.

"The bus continued to travel on Renfield Street before it collided with a stationary bus near to St Vincent Street, which then nudged into another stationary bus on Renfield Street.

"Two men have been taken to the Glasgow Royal Infirmary for treatment to injuries",

BT.com reports that a witness said that he saw the driver get out the vehicle, which is understood to have been empty, to visit a newsagents and chase after it when it started to roll.

 

 

 

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