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

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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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