A367 crash: Woman suffers ‘potentially life-changing’ injuries after lorry crashes into bus

Written by on May 14, 2022

A woman has suffered ‘potentially life-changing’ injuries after a lorry crashed into a bus in Bath today (May 14). Emergency services closed the A367 Wellsway after bus passengers were injured in the collision at around 1.20pm.

A man and a child were also taken to hospital but their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening or life-changing, according to police. Officers closed the road in both directions between Banwell Road and Oolite Grove following the crash, which happened on the westbound route.

A spokesperson for Avon and Somerset Constabulary said: “Emergency services are at the scene of an incident which has closed the Wellsway in Bath. Police, fire and ambulance crews were called just after 1.20pm on Saturday 14 May after passengers on the 174 bus were injured in an incident involving a lorry.

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“A woman has suffered injuries currently described as potentially life-changing, while a man and a child have gone to hospital with injuries not believed life-threatening or life-changing. Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information which could help is asked to get in touch.

“The Wellsway is closed between Banwell Road and Oolite Grove and motorists are advised to avoid the area. If you can help, please call 101 and give the call handler the reference number 469 of Saturday 14 May, or complete our online appeals form.”

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