Double decker bus trapped in Glasgow's George Square

A DOUBLE decker bus became trapped in a hole in Glasgow’s George Square today, reports Ewan Fergus.

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It is believed a rear wheel of the First-operated bus fell into a hole in the road caused by subsidence from a burst water main.

The incident happened early this afternoon.

Eyewitness Billy Murdoch, 60, from Glasgow, said: “They have had engineers out taking photos of this since it happened.

“It looks like subsidence and the bus was tilting at quite an angle.”

The bus was stopped in a bus lane outside George House when it began to sink. No passengers were on board at the time.

A cordon was set up around the bus and police attended the scene.

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