A37 Wells Road crash: Road reopens after two taken to hospital

  • Watch as the damaged bus is removed from the scene.

Two people have been taken to hospital after a serious crash involving a double-decker bus and a lorry in Bristol on Thursday 7 December.

The A37 Wells Road, in Knowle, was closed in both directions and remained closed for several hours while recovery work takes place. It has now reopened. Pictures from the scene show the crushed fronts of both vehicles which seem to have collided at speed. The upper deck of the bus was also badly damaged in the crash.

The front of the lorry has been crushed in the crash. Credit: BPM MEDIA

Both drivers were taken to hospital with injuries but police say they are not thought to be life-threatening.A spokesperson for Avon & Somerset Police said: "Emergency services were called to a collision on the A37 Wells Road, Bristol, just before 4.45am on Thursday, December 7. It involved a lorry and a bus."The driver and passengers of the bus were assessed by ambulance crews at the scene, while fire crews worked to free the lorry driver by about 6.40am.

"Both drivers went to hospital with injuries not currently believed to be life-threatening."The A37 remains fully closed between its junction with the A4174 and Broad Walk, pending completion of collision investigation and the recovery of the vehicles."Anyone who witness the collision or has any dashcam or other footage which could help is asked to call 101 and give the reference 5223298393."