Images show wrecked Edinburgh school bus after crash with car on busy street

Emergency services were on the scene of a collision on Lower Granton Road
Emergency services were on the scene of a collision on Lower Granton Road -Credit:Wardie Bay Residents Association

Emergency services raced to the scene of a collision involving a school bus and a car on Friday morning.

The incident was reported to police at around 11.40am. Officers said the car collided with the Edinburgh Council-owned parked minibus.

Traffic was said to be "slowing" in the area following the incident. Police have said no injuries were reported.

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Posting to X/Twitter, Wardie Bay Residents Association said: "Another week, another car crash on Lower Granton Road - the street the council planned to realign/widen in the 1990s but still hasn't got round to yet.

"This time it is a council van - we hope no-one was hurt."

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A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “At around 11.40am we received reports of a two vehicle collision, where a car had collided with a parked vehicle.

“No injuries were reported and recovery was arranged.”

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Edinburgh Travel News said: "We're getting reports of an RTC on Lower Granton Road between Granton Square and Wardie Square. Traffic looks slow in the area."

Councillor Scott Arthur said: "One of our buses was involved in a collision this morning, and no injuries were reported. Over recent years the Council has made a considerable investment in speed management, pedestrian crossing facilities, junction improvements and safe active travel infrastructure on this route. While we have no plans to widen the road, I am happy to meet with the Wardie Bay Residents Association to discuss their concerns.”