Bus passenger taken to hospital "as a precaution" following Northampton crash

Stagecoach and police working on investigation after No7 collides with van

Monday, 19th July 2021, 2:31 pm

A bus passenger was taken to hospital "as a precaution" following a crash in Northampton on Saturday (July 17).

Emergency services were alerted by 999 calls after a No7 Stagecoach bus and van collided in Booth Lane South at around 4.45pm.

Eye witnesses said the bus also collided with a tree.

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Emergency services rushed to the scene of Saturday's crash

A Northamptonshire Police spokesman said: "One person was taken to NHG as a precautionary measure. The van driver was reported for driving without insurance and otherwise in accordance with a licence."

A spokesman for the bus company said: "Our first thoughts go out to all of those involved. Safety is our highest priority and we are currently working with the police to investigate the incident."