Bus damaged in collision with crane

The damaged Leask's bus outside its depot in Lerwick. Photo@ Ryan Taylor
The damaged Leask’s bus outside its depot in Lerwick. Photo: Ryan Taylor

A crane and a bus have been involved in a collision at Gremista in Lerwick.

The Leask’s bus was left with a smashed window after the incident, which also involved a Streamline crane. It happened on a corner just outside the bus firm’s depot.

There were no passengers onboard when the afternoon crash took place, and no-one was injured as a result.
Officials from Streamline were quickly on the scene.

No passengers were on the bus when it was in collision with a Streamline crane. Photo: Ryan Taylor
No passengers were on the bus when it was in collision with a Streamline crane. Photo: Ryan Taylor

The bus operator’s Peter Leask later said the bus had not been in service at the time.

“There was nobody in the bus. The crane touched the side window and broke the window,” he said.


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