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FOUR bus passengers and a lorry driver were rushed to hospital when a double decker bus and skip wagon collided in Shirley.

Haslucks Green Road, near Shirley train station, was closed as police, fire and air and land ambulance services attended the crash which happened at around 4.15pm on Wednesday February 22.

Haslucks Green Road, near Shirley train station, was closed as police, fire and air and land ambulance services attended the crash which happened at around 4.15pm on Wednesday February 22.

Eyewitness Trevor Eames said: “It’s absolute chaos. You had the 49E bus coming out of the station to turn right and a skip lorry coming down the hill which skidded into the side of it. It’s a quite a nasty mess.”

He added that the area was a renowned accident blackspot.

 

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