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Ambulance and bus crash shuts Ringway in Preston

Posted on - 3rd August, 2018 - 5:55pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston City Centre, Preston News, Roads, Transport
The ambulance has damage to its front Pic: Katie Eames/Talk Preston
The ambulance has damage to its front Pic: Katie Eames/Talk Preston

Preston’s Ringway was temporarily closed due to a crash involving an ambulance.

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The North West Ambulance Service vehicle has collided with a Preston Bus service.

A Preston Bus Number 8 service was stranded at the junction with Preston Prison, near Aldi, and has damage to its front right.

Damage to the bus can be seen Pic: Robyn Zoey
Damage to the bus can be seen Pic: Robyn Zoey

It is not known if anyone has been hurt in the crash.

The incident took place around 5.30pm on Friday (3 August).

Emergency services attending the crash on the Ringway Pic: Katie Eames/Talk Preston
Emergency services attending the crash on the Ringway Pic: Katie Eames/Talk Preston

Preston Police are also in attendance and directing traffic which is backing up rapidly following the crash, in Ribbleton Lane, Church Street and Ringway itself.

The road was cleared around 7pm.

Watch below footage from the scene of the crash, shot by Andrej Dejev

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