Edinburgh bus evacuated after reports of passenger taking unwell

The bus was evacuated at around 1pm.
The bus was evacuated at around 1pm.
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An Edinburgh bus has been evacuated after reports of a passenger taking unwell.


Passengers were asked to get off a No.26 bus heading westbound past Roseburn Terrace at around 1pm today.

The bus remains stationary at Roseburn Bridge.

The bus remains stationary at Roseburn Bridge.

It is understood that the evacuation was sparked by a passenger falling unwell. Their condition remains unknown at this time.

The bus remains stationary at the bus stop at Roseburn Bridge.

It is not yet known if emergency services have attended the scene, but a Lothian Buses support vehicle is currently present.

One passenger, who wishes to remain anonymous, told the Evening News that a man could be seen “slouched in his seat” as they disembarked the bus.

They said: “We were all asked to leave the bus at Roseburn and we just thought it was broken down.

“When we went downstairs you could see a man looking sheet white. And slouched in his seat”

Lothian Buses and the Scottish Ambulance Service have been contacted for a statement.

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