Three injured after bus collides with tree outside Leighton Buzzard


Three elderly people were injured after a bus collided with a tree outside of Leighton buzzard yesterday.

The incident happened on Stoke Road at around 4.20pm.

A eyewitness told the LBO: “The wall and fence of property is down.

“The bus appears to have come over the hill and into the road by the speed camera, crossed onto the wrong side of the road.”

An East of England Ambulance spokesman confirmed they had attended the scene.

He said: “We were called to reports a bus had collided with a tree on Stoke Road, Leighton Buzzard yesterday.

“An ambulance attended and treated three elderly patients with minor injuries.

“They were all taken to Luton and Dunstable Hospital for further care. Their injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.”

A Beds Police spokesman added that the vehicle had been recovered and the scene was clear by 6pm.