Dublin Bus Driver Hospitalised...


Dublin Bus Driver Hospitalised After Northumberland Road Crash

Tom Douglas
Tom Douglas

02:21 26 Jul 2022

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Northumberland Road in the south of Dublin city has reopened, after a bus crashed into a tree earlier today.

The driver of the Number 4 Bus was taken to hospital following the incident, but no other injuries were reported.

At 10.30 this morning the number 4 bus travelling towards the city centre along Northumberland Road crashed into a large branch, smashing the windows of both decks and doing considerable damage to the bumper.

Emergency services were called to the scene and the driver was taken to hospital.

Dublin City Council workers and Dublin Bus inspectors were on sight to clear the road of the tree debris and remove a large branch from under the vehicle so it could be towed from the scene.

The necessary work was completed at half 2 this afternoon and, the road has reopened .

Dublin Bus has launched an internal investigation into the incident.

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