|UPDATE – BUS CRASH – NEAR CLYDE TUNNEL, GLASGOW|
UPDATE – BUS CRASH – NEAR CLYDE TUNNEL, GLASGOW
With reference to our previous release regarding a serious road crash involving a bus on the northbound slip road from the Clyde Tunnel at the Clydeside Expressway, please note:
Twenty-nine people were taken to hospital by ambulance for treatment. Twelve were subsequently released following treatment. Seventeen people are still being treated in hospital for a variety of injuries, three of whom are classed as serious but stable.
The road was closed whilst an investigation was carried out at the scene. The road re-opened at 05.15 hrs.
Inspector Darren Faulds from the Divisional Road Policing Unit based at Helen Street is leading the investigation into the cause of the crash. He said:
“After officers arrived at the scene, they spoke to 28 passengers and the driver of the bus.
“Our investigation is continuing today into the cause of the crash. The bus involved will be fully examined and officers are gathering and studying CCTV footage from the area to assist with their enquiry.
“At this time, I would urge anyone who may have been on the bus and left prior to arrival of the emergency services, or anyone who witnessed the crash take place to contact the Divisional Road Policing Unit at Helen Street through 101 quoting reference number 3617of 29th April.”