Maybury Crash: Driver left with 'potentially life-changing injuries' after car and bus collision on Edinburgh's Glasgow Road

A 52-year old man is facing ‘potentially life-changing injuries’ in the wake of a collision between a BMW and an Edinburgh bus last night.

Wednesday, 27th October 2021, 8:48 am
Updated Wednesday, 27th October 2021, 11:31 am
A car and a bus collided last night on Glasgow Road, in Edinburgh.

Police in Edinburgh are now appealing for witnesses after the serious collision Glasgow Road.

The incident happened at around 6.50pm on Tuesday, 26 October, at the Maybury junction on the A8 Glasgow Road.

A blue BMW 3 Series driving east was involved in a collision with a double decker Lothian bus travelling in the opposite direction, near the Marriott Hotel.

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The 52-year-old male driver of the BMW was taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary (ERI) and is in a serious condition with what police have described a ‘potentially life-changing injuries’.

The 44-year-old male bus driver was also taken to ERI with minor injuries. There were six passengers on board, one of whom suffered minor injuries.

Inspector Roger Park from the Capital’s road policing unit, said: "We're appealing to anyone who witnessed this collision or has dash cam footage to contact us."

The crash happened near the Marriott last night.

Anyone with information should contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting incident number 3048 of 26 October.

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