Bus and car collide

Road Traffic Accident between a car and a bus at the Robin of Sherwood sculpture at Pegswood.
Road Traffic Accident between a car and a bus at the Robin of Sherwood sculpture at Pegswood.

A DRIVER was taken to hospital after their vehicle collided with a bus near Pegswood.

The accident involving a Hyundai car and an Arriva double-decker bus happened outside Pegswood Community Fire Station, on the A197, at about 11am on Tuesday.

Police were called to the scene and the 86-year-old driver of the car was taken to Wansbeck Hospital to be checked over, but is not believed to have suffered serious injuries.

Six passengers were on the bus, but were unhurt, and no blame has been attached to the driver.

Arriva has supplied CCTV footage from the bus to help police with the investigation.