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Two people injured in accident with bus in Dundee city centre

Emergency services at Dock Street, Dundee.
Emergency services at Dock Street, Dundee.

Two people have been taken to hospital after being hit by a bus in Dundee.

Emergency services rushed to the scene on Dock Street, near the Shore Terrace car park at the back of the Caird Hall, shortly before 2pm.

The accident happened on the bus lanes behind the Caird Hall.

Police and paramedics were called to the incident. A unit from the Tayside Trauma Team was also in attendance.

One eyewitness told The Courier it appeared that a man and a woman had been hit by a No.5 bus run by Xplore Dundee.

The witness said the accident had happened at a pedestrian crossing linking the city centre with the Slessor Gardens area.

A Scottish Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We received a call at 1.42pm today to attend an incident in Dundee.

“We dispatched our trauma team, three ambulances, and a manager to the scene. We transported two patients to Ninewells Hospital.”

A police spokesman said: “We have got two pedestrians involved in a road traffic collision with a bus.

“We do have persons injured. There is no no further details on the injuries.

“The incident happened at 1.45pm near the Shore Terrace car park.”

Police closed Dock Street at about 2.05pm. Witnesses at the scene said the first ambulance arrived at 1.40pm.

Police have closed the bus route.

Police entered the stationary bus and appeared to speak to sitting passengers.

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