'How on earth did it skid that badly?' - Neighbours left 'shocked' after Edinburgh bus crashes into building

No one was injured.

Stockbridge residents have been left shocked after a Lothian bus crashed into a building this morning.

Emergency services were called to the scene on South East Circus Place at around 7am.

No injuries were reported.

Picture: Dana HallPicture: Dana Hall
Picture: Dana Hall

The bus and emergency services are still on the scene.

The cause of the incident has not yet been confirmed.

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“I’m not surprised. When there’s snow and ice there’s problems coming up here. It’s a dangerous spot,” said Shona Campbell of Howe Street, which connects to Circus Place.

Candia Kingston of Moray Place said: “The poor people in the house, can you imagine that bus at your livingroom window?

Picture: Dana HallPicture: Dana Hall
Picture: Dana Hall

“Our car on these setts in the rain, it’s so slippery. Bikes as well, my husband and I have both come off bikes on the sets. Still, how on earth did it skid that badly?”

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Fenella O’Brien, 22, who lives on Royal Circus, said: “It’s quite extraordinary, quite rare. This is shocking.

"I didn’t see anything but walking out you don’t see something like this every day. I hope everyone’s okay. I didn’t even know that it had happened.”

Another Howe Street resident said: “The first thing I heard were all the sirens and police coming. I didn’t see or hear the crash but I looked out the window and just said thought ‘oh my God!’”