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Driver taken to hospital after school bus crash in Lea

Posted on - 2nd October, 2017 - 2:37pm | Author - | Posted in - Lea, Preston News, Transport
Damage to the front of the coach which was being used as a school bus
Damage to the front of the coach which was being used as a school bus

A school bus was involved in a crash on Friday morning in Lea.

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Around 60 children were onboard when the bus collided with a black van.

The van was sent into a nearby wall by the force of the collision.

The Longridge Coaches vehicle was left damaged in Lea Lane with the van written off.

It took place around 8.20am on Friday (29 September) and the children are thought to be from Broughton High School.

Preston Police said the driver of the bus was taken to hospital as a precaution, as well as two of the schoolchildren and the driver of the van.

Another view of the damage to the bus
Another view of the damage to the bus

The vehicle received substantial damage to the front of it.

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