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School bus hits scaffolding in Wigmore - UPDATE
SPECIALIST rescue teams are to dismantle scaffolding at the side of a house that was hit by a coach in Wigmore this morning.
It is understood that a school bus had just dropped off children at the local village school shortly before the collision happened near the Ye Olde Oak Inn pub at 8.50am.
Minor damage was cuased to the house, which was unoccupied at the time and is currently undergoing renovation.
The A4110 road into the village is closed at present and will remain so for some time while the scaffolding is safely removed and the coach taken away.
The bus had only the driver on board at the time, who was uninjured.
"It seems as if the coach had come around the corner and hit the scaffolding," said Station Commander Bob Sproat.
"The emphasis is on making the scene safe and make sure that we can bring this matter to a safe resolution."
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