Passengers in hospital after bus collision

BUS passengers were taken to hospital for checks after being involved in a crash with a car.

An X-type Jaguar collided with the single decker Stagecoach bus in Victoria Road, Hartlepool, close to the junction with York Road, yesterday lunchtime.

Two elderly woman who were on the bus were taken to hospital for precautionary checks, but were not said to be seriously hurt.

Paramedics and police attended the incident which happened at around 12.30pm.