Road closed after bus collides with building in Ledbury

Malvern Gazette: Bye Street in Ledbury is closed in both directions Bye Street in Ledbury is closed in both directions

EARLY morning commuters are facing delays in Ledbury after a bus struck a building.

Bye Street is closed in both directions due to the incident, which saw the bus strike a building between A438 The Homend and Bridge Street.

The crash was reported at 6.25am after the double decker bus, a Stagecoach vehicle, crashed into the town's library.

No one was injured in the incident and no other vehicle was involved.

Police said the driver was shaken up by the incident and there were no passengers on board.

Police are directing traffic near Shaw Health Care and the road expected to remain closed for much of the morning as the bus remains stuck at the scene.

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12:02pm Fri 23 May 14

kwooster says...

I've never even SEEN a double-decker in Ledbury!
For how long has one been used, and on what service?

Any info. appreciated, Ta.
I've never even SEEN a double-decker in Ledbury! For how long has one been used, and on what service? Any info. appreciated, Ta. kwooster
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4:40pm Fri 23 May 14

pip934 says...

Its the 132 Gloucester to Ledbury bus, they quite often use double deckers!
Its the 132 Gloucester to Ledbury bus, they quite often use double deckers! pip934
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9:01pm Sat 24 May 14

kwooster says...

pip934 wrote:
Its the 132 Gloucester to Ledbury bus, they quite often use double deckers!
Thanks very much Pip !
I visit Ledbury about once a month on average, and I will possibly take a scenic ride, but not first thing in the morning - just in case the (human) driver isn't fully awake !
[quote][p][bold]pip934[/bold] wrote: Its the 132 Gloucester to Ledbury bus, they quite often use double deckers![/p][/quote]Thanks very much Pip ! I visit Ledbury about once a month on average, and I will possibly take a scenic ride, but not first thing in the morning - just in case the (human) driver isn't fully awake ! kwooster
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