UPDATE: Road cleared after bus crash in Thames Street

Bus crash in Thames Street

Bus crash in Thames Street

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A bus crashed in Thames Street at the junction of Speedwell Street.

Thames Valley Police was called at about 2.45pm to an incident between a bus and a car.

The collision was between a 300 Park and Ride bus and a black VW golf.

An ambulance arrived at the scene but no-one was injured.

Oxford Bus Company services were diverted via Thames Street and Norfolk Street as a result.

But the incident has now been cleared and services have returned to normal.

 

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6:51pm Mon 11 Aug 14

The New Private Eye says...

I am not surprised at this collision caused by Stagecoach. Their drivers in that area believe that the road belongs to them and pull out on you all the time. I just hope the golf driver sues them for every penny.
I am not surprised at this collision caused by Stagecoach. Their drivers in that area believe that the road belongs to them and pull out on you all the time. I just hope the golf driver sues them for every penny. The New Private Eye
  • Score: 2

7:05pm Mon 11 Aug 14

Dilligaf2010 says...

The New Private Eye wrote:
I am not surprised at this collision caused by Stagecoach. Their drivers in that area believe that the road belongs to them and pull out on you all the time. I just hope the golf driver sues them for every penny.
The damage is to the front of the bus, so if the driver pulled out in front of somebody and caused the accident, somebody must've gone through a red light.
There are no bus stops along Speedwell Street, or Thames Street, that aren't on the main carriageway, so I'd love to know where these buses are pulling out of in front of you?
[quote][p][bold]The New Private Eye[/bold] wrote: I am not surprised at this collision caused by Stagecoach. Their drivers in that area believe that the road belongs to them and pull out on you all the time. I just hope the golf driver sues them for every penny.[/p][/quote]The damage is to the front of the bus, so if the driver pulled out in front of somebody and caused the accident, somebody must've gone through a red light. There are no bus stops along Speedwell Street, or Thames Street, that aren't on the main carriageway, so I'd love to know where these buses are pulling out of in front of you? Dilligaf2010
  • Score: -3

8:21pm Mon 11 Aug 14

djlamb69 says...

The New Private Eye wrote:
I am not surprised at this collision caused by Stagecoach. Their drivers in that area believe that the road belongs to them and pull out on you all the time. I just hope the golf driver sues them for every penny.
Last time I looked the 300 park and ride is run by The Oxford Bus Company ??? Try reading the article with your eyes open.
[quote][p][bold]The New Private Eye[/bold] wrote: I am not surprised at this collision caused by Stagecoach. Their drivers in that area believe that the road belongs to them and pull out on you all the time. I just hope the golf driver sues them for every penny.[/p][/quote]Last time I looked the 300 park and ride is run by The Oxford Bus Company ??? Try reading the article with your eyes open. djlamb69
  • Score: 4

7:16am Tue 12 Aug 14

Major Rhode-Werks says...

The New Private Eye wrote:
I am not surprised at this collision caused by Stagecoach. Their drivers in that area believe that the road belongs to them and pull out on you all the time. I just hope the golf driver sues them for every penny.
Can't see anything in the article blaming either side so where has this come from?
[quote][p][bold]The New Private Eye[/bold] wrote: I am not surprised at this collision caused by Stagecoach. Their drivers in that area believe that the road belongs to them and pull out on you all the time. I just hope the golf driver sues them for every penny.[/p][/quote]Can't see anything in the article blaming either side so where has this come from? Major Rhode-Werks
  • Score: 2

9:15am Tue 12 Aug 14

davyboy says...

The bus was on the main road and therefore had the right of way. The golf turned out of the cut through from Thames Street into the path of the bus!
The bus was on the main road and therefore had the right of way. The golf turned out of the cut through from Thames Street into the path of the bus! davyboy
  • Score: 2

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