Bus from Warrington to Northwich crashes with car on main road leaving man trapped

A bus has been involved in a crash with a car in Northwich today (July 10), leaving four people injured and one having to be freed from the wreck by firefighters.

The incident happened at 11am on Warrington Road in Comberbach, with emergency services having to close off the road for two-and-a-half hours.

The Warrington's Own Buses vehicle was in operation with passengers on board at the time of the crash. The CAT9 service was on its way from Warrington Bus Interchange to Northwich's Watling Street Bus Interchange when it was involved in a collision with a car.

A spokesman for Warrington's Own Buses told Cheshire Live: "We can confirm that there has been an incident with one of our buses and it is now under investigation.”

Emergency services were sent to the scene, with police officers closing off the road while firefighters worked to free a trapped casualty from the car. Paramedics were on hand to treat the four casualties.

A spokesman for Cheshire Police said: "At 11am on Wednesday 10 July, police were called to a collision on Warrington Road, Comberbach. Officers attended and found there had been a collision between a car and a bus.

"None of the occupants of the bus sustained any injuries. The driver of the car was trapped in his vehicle. He was released by firefighters and passed to the care of paramedics.

"The road was closed while officers dealt with the incident - it reopened at 1.30pm."

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