Colchester: Bus hits scaffolding
EMERGENCY services were called after a bus crashed into scaffolding in Colchester town centre.
The First double-decker, number 70 service, collided with scaffolding surrounding a building on the corner of Head Street and St John’s Street.
Essex police were alerted to the accident at just after 4.45pm.
A spokeswoman said: “A bus has hit some scaffolding which has now become unsafe.
“The bus has been damaged but no-one on board the bus was injured.” Scaffolders also attended the scene to make the metalwork safe in order for the bus to be moved.
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Head Street has now fully reopened following the crash.
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