School bus involved in collision in Banbridge

Scene of the collision in Banbridge. Pic by Councillor Mark Baxter.
Scene of the collision in Banbridge. Pic by Councillor Mark Baxter.

Police are in attendance at the scene of a traffic collision in Banbridge.

It is understood the collision has occurred at the junction between the Downshire Road and Downshire Place.

According to reports on social media the incident involved a school bus and a car.

A Translink spokesperson confirmed that there had been a collision but it had not been serious.

They said: “There was a tiny collision, emergency services attended the scene and there were fewer than ten pupils on the bus at the time. There are no injuries.”

DUP MLA Carla Lockhart posted: “Folks it was a collision between a car and bus, everyone is ok! No kids hurt. Will be cleared very soon.”

Reports also claim that a number of roads in the area are closed.