VIDEO: Bus left teetering on a hill after Angmering crash

A BUS, which transports people to Tesco superstores, has been left teetering on the brow of an embankment in Angmering after a crash that is believed to have injured five people.

Wednesday, 16th July 2014, 4:42 pm
The bus after ploughing through the hedge into a field PICTURES: Eddie Mitchell

The bus, which ferries customers from across Bognor, Littlehampton and Worthing areas, was travelling along the A280 Angmering bypass this afternoon (Wednesday, July 16) when it was involved in a crash with a white car.

The vehicle is believed to be the Holmbush Express shoppers’ bus, which is operated by Worthing-based transport service Compass Travel.

At this stage, it is unclear whether the bus was transporting customers or other passengers.

The bus after ploughing through the hedge into a field PICTURES: Eddie Mitchell

An eye witness said the vehicles had ‘ploughed through a hedge’ on the top of the embankment following the collision, which was just before the Water Lane junction, northbound.

He said: “I was driving along the road and I had to do a double-take. I was quite surprised.”

The front driver’s side of the bus has been damaged.

It travelled up the embankment, smashed through a hedge and is now partially in a field.

Traffic building up near the crash site

Emergency services are at the scene and have closed the road in both directions.

Police believe that five people on the bus were injured in the collision.

There has been no information about the condition of the car driver also involved in the crash.

Nobody from Tesco or Compass was available for comment at this time.

Updates to follow.