Bus ploughs into shop front and misses Wetherby Whaler Fish and Chip shop by inches

A bus has hit the shop front of Youngs of Wetherby and missed crashing into neighbouring Wetherby Whaler Fish and Chip Restaurants.

A bus has hit the shop front of Youngs of Wetherby with fire crews currently at the scene assessing the damage. Photo credit: Submitted photo

A bus has hit the shop front of a row of business in West Yorkshire including Youngs of Wetherby

Emergency services and officers from West Yorkshire Police rushed to the scene of the crash, after they were contacted at roughly 7pm on Tuesday, July 27.

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The incident closed Market Place in Wetherby's town centre.

Crowds gather after bus has hit the shop front of Youngs of Wetherby with fire crews currently at the scene assessing the damage. Photo credit: Submitted photo

An eye witness (who declined to be named) said: "It happened quickly. A car was turning and the bus was setting off. There was a collision and the bus hit another car and just seemed to drift across into the shop."

A police spokesperson said that no one was injured in the incident.

The accident was causing disturbances to travel in Wetherby.

On Twitter, Metro said: "Due to an accident outside Wetherby Bus Station @FirstWestYorks Service X99 is unable to serve the Bus Station and will use the High Street. Because of this, services are unable to serve Linton. More on this as we get it."

A bus has hit the shop front of the business called Youngs of Wetherby where currently fire crews are checking for structural damage. Photo credit: Simon Dewhurst.

West Yorkshire Police have been approached for further response.

More to follow...

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The accident is currently causing disturbances to travel currently in Wetherby. Photo credit: Simon Dewhurst

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