Bus crashes into Manchester city centre shop

Emergency companies are in attendance after a bus crashed into a store in Manchester metropolis centre.

Police, fireplace and ambulance crews had been dispatched after studies of the incident in Piccadilly Gardens.

A spokesperson for North West Ambulance Service confirmed there are “a lot of casualties”.

Pictures from the scene present the pavement cordoned off with the bus’s entrance finish inside a bubble tea store referred to as T4.

Emergency companies on the scene of a bus crash on the Metropolis Tower constructing in Manchester (Peter Byrne/PA)

In a press release, Larger Manchester Police (GMP) stated on Monday: “At round 1pm right now, police had been referred to as to studies of a collision involving a bus and a store in Piccadilly Gardens.

“Police alongside colleagues within the North West Ambulance Service and Larger Manchester Fireplace and Rescue have been in attendance.

“There are highway closures within the space while emergency companies stay on the scene coping with the collision and officers from GMP’s Severe Collision Investigation Unit are in attendance.

“We’d ask members of the general public to keep away from the realm the place potential while officers set up the complete circumstances.”

Larger Manchester Fireplace and Rescue Service stated: “At 1.15pm right now, two fireplace engines from Manchester Central and Salford fireplace stations in addition to the technical response unit from Ashton fireplace station had been referred to as to an incident on Parker Road, Manchester metropolis centre.

“Crews had been in attendance for round one hour and 45 minutes.”

Emergency services at the scene of a bus crash at the City Tower building close to Manchester’s Piccadilly Gardens Metrolink stop

Emergency companies on the scene of the crash (Peter Byrne/PA)

A spokesperson for North West Ambulance Service stated: “We have now responded to an incident reported as a bus colliding with a constructing. The 999 name was acquired at 1.13pm.

“We have now 4 ambulances, two senior paramedics, a cycle responder, an operations supervisor and the Hazardous Space Response Crew on the scene.”

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