School bus smashes into multiple cars after skidding and spinning on ice

A Stagecoach bus lost control while travelling down Chapel Road in Kirkcaldy on Monday morning.

A school bus smashed into multiple cars on a residential street in Fife after losing control on “pure ice”.

Emergency services were called to Chapel Road, Kirkcaldy, at around 8.30am on Monday after receiving reports of a crash involving a Stagecoach double-decker bus.

Footage shared with STV News shows the bus, which was serving St Marie’s Primary School, smashing into several parked cars as it skidded uncontrollably in a near full circle down a residential street.

It was confirmed that no passengers were onboard at the time of the crash, and no injuries were suffered as a result.

The bus struck a van, which subsequently struck a house.  (Fife Jammer Locations)Fife Jammer Locations via Supplied

Police confirmed that Chapel Road was closed on Monday morning.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: “Police were called around 8.30am this morning to a report of a road crash involving a bus on Chapel Road.

“We have no reports of any injuries and Chapel Road is currently closed.”

A spokeswoman for Stagecoach East Scotland said: “One of our vehicles operating on Service SM1 was involved in a incident on Chapel Road in Kirkcaldy this morning in icy conditions.

“There were no passengers on board at the time, and no injuries as a result. Safety is our absolute priority, and we will investigate the full circumstances involved.”

A spokesperson for Fife Jammer Locations said the bus hit a van, which subsequently hit a house after hitting “pure ice”.

They said: “Top of the Glen’s, glen Feshie, Kirkcaldy. Pure ice, van hit house, near miss, school bus stuck.”

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