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Crash bus driver taken to hospital
3:32pm Thursday 24th May 2012 in Altham
THE driver of a bus was taken to hospital following a collision with a car, which smashed the front windscreen.
Six passengers were on board the 152 late service from Burnley to Preston at around 7.20pm on Monday when the incident happened.
The Lancashire United bus was hit while travelling along the Shuttleworth Hall Link Road, near to the Shuttleworth Mead Business Park, in Altham.
John Threlfall, from Lancashire United, said: “It is alleged that the car came through a red light. No passengers were injured, and police attended the scene. We are providing on-board CCTV to the police.
“Although the driver was not hurt, he was taken to Burnley General Hospital as a precaution.”
The single decker bus and a Ford Mondeo had to be recovered.
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