Man charged after bus smashes into rail bridge leaving ten injured

A MAN has been charged after a bus smashed into a rail bridge leaving ten people injured.

A major emergency[1] response was scrambled following the incident on Glasgow[2]'s Cook Street on Sunday morning.

The First Bus crashed into a bridge on Sunday morning


The First Bus crashed into a bridge on Sunday morningCredit: Steve Welsh

Fire[3], ambulance crews and cops all raced to the scene.

Officers today confirmed a 48-year-old man has been charged with a road traffic offence following the crash.

Pictures from the scene show the devastating impact of the incident, with the roof of the bus completely ripped off.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Around 11.35am on Sunday, 21 May, 2023, officers received a report of a bus crashing into a bridge on Cook Street.

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"Emergency services attended and 10 people were taken to various hospitals[4] for treatment.

"A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal and the man is expected to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court at a later date."

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