Over 40 school children have escaped injury after the bus they were on went into a ditch

Bus crash - The Ridgeway, Stratford

Wednesday 14th January 2015 – 1.45pm – Murray MacGregor.

Over 40 school children avoided injury after the bus they were on skidded off a country road an ended up in a ditch.

The incident happened at about 9.10am this morning (Wednesday) on The Ridgeway on the outskirts of Stratford-upon-Avon.

A rapid response vehicle and a paramedic officer were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, the ambulance staff found a bus that had left the road to the nearside and was at an angle in the ditch.

“Thankfully there were no serious injuries. A total of 46 children were on board, but only one, a 12 year old boy was assessed for a minor right eye injury. He was discharged at the scene.”

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Written by officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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