The driver of a bus that crashed into a block of flats in Dundee is in a “stable condition”, police have confirmed.
Residents of Blackness Avenue were forced to evacuate after the vehicle crashed into a ground floor flat at around 11.20pm on Saturday.
Police confirmed that the driver of the bus was taken to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee, where he remains in a stable condition.
The sole passenger on the bus did not require hospital treatment, and two female occupants of the flat were not injured following a check by ambulance services.
The bus remains in its position and residents of the block have been fully evacuated as enquires continue.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 11.20pm on Saturday, October 7, 2023, a bus crashed into a ground floor flat on Blackness Avenue, Dundee.
“The male driver of the bus was taken by ambulance to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee where he remains for treatment. Medical staff describe his condition as stable.
“There was one passenger on the bus, but he did not require hospital treatment.
“The two female occupants of the flat were not injured.
“The bus remains in situ and the block of flats has been evacuated.
“Enquiries into the crash are continuing.”
A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “We were alerted at 11.25pm on Saturday, October 7, to reports of a road traffic collision involving a bus on Blackness Avenue, Dundee.
“Operations Control mobilised five appliances and special resources to the scene, and two casualties were rescued and handed into the care of the Scottish Ambulance Service.
“Crews left the scene after ensuring the area was made safe.”
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