Bus and Industrial Vehicle Collide

An eight-year-old boy has been injured after the top deck of a bus was pierced by part of an industrial vehicle in the south side of Glasgow.
The boy, who was travelling on the double-decker, was taken to hospital but is not thought to be badly hurt.
The incident happened on Pollokshaws Road, near its junction with Kilmarnock Road, at about 10:00.
It is understood the bus driver has been reported in connection with alleged road traffic offences.
Part of the large industrial vehicle – a road milling machine used for road paving – crashed through the top front window of the bus as the vehicles collided outside the Granary pub in Shawlands.

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Police said officers were called to the scene and the road was closed while emergency services dealt with the crash.
A spokeswoman said: “At around 10:00 police received a report of a crash involving a bus and another vehicle on Pollokshaws Road at its junction with Kilmarnock Road in Shawlands.
“A 43-year-old man has been reported to the procurator fiscal in connection with alleged road traffic offences.”
A spokesman for bus operator First Glasgow said it was working closely with the emergency services, and had launched a full investigation to establish what happened.
He added: “Our thoughts are with those affected.”
Extensive repaving work has been taking place in the Shawlands area.



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