Man left with ‘life changing injuries’ after car collides with bus

The incident took place on the A8 when a car crashed into a double decker bus.

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Ambulance: Man left seriously injured.

A man has been left with potential life-changing injuries after a car crashed into a double-decker bus.

The 52-year-old was driving a blue BMW 3 Series when the crash took place on the A8’s Maybury junction, near the Marriot Hotel, at around 6.50pm on Tuesday.

The car was driving east when it crashed into the passenger bus on the other side of the road.

Emergency services attended and he was taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh where medical staff have described his injuries as serious and say they are “potentially life changing”.

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The 44-year-old bus driver, and one of the six passengers who were onboard, also suffered minor injuries.

Police are now appealing for witnesses.

Inspector Roger Park, of the Road Policing Unit, said: “We’re appealing to anyone who witnessed this collision or has dash cam footage to contact us.

“Those with information should contact Police Scotland on 101.”