Four people and a child have been taken to hospital following a collision between a car and a bus in Glasgow city centre.
Emergency services were called to the crash on Cowcaddens Road around 6.15am on Thursday.
Fire crews were called to the scene after one of the vehicles burst into flames, and the road between Cambridge Street and West Nile Street was closed to the public.
Four appliances were used to extinguish the fire and shortly afterwards the road was reopened to traffic.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “We were called around 6.15am on Thursday June 30, to a report of a crash in Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow, involving a bus and a car.
“The road was closed between Cambridge Street and West Nile Street and reopened around 8.05am.
“A number of people from the car have been taken to hospital for treatment. There were no other reported injuries.”
A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “We were alerted at 6.19am on Thursday, June 30 to reports of a road traffic collision in Glasgow involving a car and a bus.
“Operations Control mobilised four appliances to the city’s Cowcaddens Road, where firefighters extinguished a fire which had taken hold of a vehicle.
“Crews also provided treatment to a number of casualties and worked to make the area safe.
“Five casualties were thereafter passed into the care of the Scottish Ambulance Service, with four being taken on to Glasgow’s Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.
“Firefighters thereafter left the scene.”
A Scottish Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We received a call at 06.18 hrs to attend a road traffic collision on Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow.
“We dispatched a rapid response vehicle and four ambulances to the scene.
“Four patients were transported to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and a child was transported to the Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow.”
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