Lucky escape after car smashes into bus

The scene of the crash in Crank Road, Billinge
The scene of the crash in Crank Road, Billinge

TWO drivers miraculously cheated death after a car smashed into the front of a bus in Wigan.

A Toyota Picnic was travelling along Crank Road, Billinge, when it skidded and collided with the front of a bus at 9am on Tuesday.

The car smashed through the front windscreen, narrowly missing the driver.

An ambulance took the bus driver, a man in his thirties, to Wigan Infirmary, with minor injuries.

The driver of the car remained unharmed, but severely shaken up.

A young girl, who was in the bus, was also shocked by the incident, but did not need any treatment.

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