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Injured bus passengers treated

  • A two-bus collision at Barnes Corner, Southampton (Photograph by Akil Simmons)

Two passengers injured yesterday in a collision between two buses near Barnes Corner in Southampton were treated in hospital and discharged, according to police.

A spokesman said that other passengers reported being hurt in the crash, but did not require an immediate medical assessment at the hospital.

The injured passengers were both said to be from Sandys: a 68-year-old woman and a 55-year-old man.

The buses collided at about 1.20pm at the junction of Middle Road and South Road, as the eastbound vehicle attempted a turn onto South Road.

Traffic in the area was delayed for about an hour after the crash, the spokesman added.