Roof ripped off bus

A double decker bus has had its roof ripped off in Lancaster. The bus struck a low bridge near St Georges Quay at Damside Street this morning.

Stagecoach response after roof ripped from bus

The bus struck a bridge this morning Credit: The Bay

A spokesperson for Stagecoach said: "At around 11.30am today one of our vehicles struck a footbridge on Damside Street/St Georges Quay in Lancaster. There were no passengers on board at the time of the incident and no pedestrians were injured.

"The driver was treated at the scene for shock. In addition, the bus has been severely damaged as a result of the incident.

"Safety is our absolute priority. The bridge involved is not part of a planned bus route and we will now investigate what has happened on this occasion as a matter of urgency."

Roof ripped off bus in Lancaster

The bus struck a bridge near St Georges Quay Credit: The Bay

A double decker bus has had its roof ripped off in Lancaster.

The bus struck a low bridge near St Georges Quay at Damside Street this morning.

There are no reports of any serious injuries, but one person was treated at the scene.

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The bus struck a bridge near St Georges Quay Credit: The Bay
The bus struck a bridge near St Georges Quay Credit: The Bay
The bus struck a bridge near St Georges Quay Credit: The Bay
The bus struck a bridge near St Georges Quay Credit: The Bay

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