Edinburgh police descend on Princes Street after bus crashes into bus stop

Shattered glass was strewn about the main street
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A glass bus stop in Edinburgh’s Princes Street has been shattered after a crash in the area.

Police were called to the busy shopping street at around 1.40pm on Sunday afternoon following reports that a bus had struck the shelter, leaving shattered glass on the street and pavement. It is not known if the bus was carrying passengers at the time of the crash.

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Pictures taken at the scene show the pavement covered in smashed glass. A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Around 1.40pm on Sunday, 26 March, 2023 we received a report a bus had hit a bus shelter on Princes Street, Edinburgh. Officers are at the scene."

Lothian Buses has been contacted for comment.