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Crash closes West Bromwich bus station

By Liam Keen | West Bromwich | Transport | Published:

A Black Country bus station was closed after a crash involving two buses this afternoon.

Debris was left strewn across the floor, with both buses damaged in the crash at West Bromwich bus station.

A double-decker bus crashed into a single-decker bus before hitting the railings at around 3pm.

No-one was hurt in the crash but the station was closed and buses were stopping on nearby roads as a result.

The station was expected to stay shut until around 7pm.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said that around eight people were "shaken" in the incident but nobody was injured.

Police officers and eight firefighters were also called to the scene.

A spokesman for West Midlands Fire Service said: "We were called at 3.08pm and sent two crews from West Bromwich, a fire engine and a brigade response vehicle, totalling eight firefighters.

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"A double-decker bus crashed into a single-decker bus before then crashing into the central reservation.

"We made both vehicles safe and no-one was injured."

Network West Midlands has been contacted for comment.

Information on where passengers can now catch their bus is available at https://bit.ly/33g6yjR.

Liam Keen

By Liam Keen
Sports Reporter - @LiamKeen_Star

Sports journalist at the Express & Star, primarily covering Walsall FC and grassroots sport across the Black Country and Staffordshire. Got a story? Get in touch on 01902 319456.

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