Glasgow: Ten people hospitalized after bus roof is blown off in bridge crash

The incident happened around 11:35am this morning on Cook Street in the Tradeston area.

Several ambulances were called to the scene and the injured were taken to various hospitals across Glasgow for treatment.

Several other injured people were also treated at the scene.

The police said there are still numerous road closures and investigations are ongoing.

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Chief Inspector Elaine Tomlinson, of the Greater Glasgow Division, said: “At around 11.35am on Sunday 21 May 2023 we received a report that a bus had crashed into a bridge on Cook Street in Glasgow.

“Emergency services were at the scene and 10 people were taken to different hospitals for treatment.

“A number of road closures remain in place, causing some rail services to be disrupted.

“I would like to thank the public for their cooperation and ask that they continue to avoid the area while the investigation is ongoing.”

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First Bus confirmed that one of its buses was involved in the accident.

A spokesman for First Bus said: “We can confirm that one of our buses was involved in the Cook Street incident today.”

“We are working closely with the rescue services on site and our thoughts are with those involved in the accident.”

Due to the incident, rail services between Glasgow Central and Paisley Gilmour Street were disrupted for around three hours.

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