Driver injured after bus crashes into tanning salon

The crashed bus. Picture: John Devlin.The crashed bus. Picture: John Devlin.
The crashed bus. Picture: John Devlin.
A bus driver is being treated in hospital after crashing into a high street shop.

The man is thought to have been the only person on the McGill’s bus when it slammed into a closed tanning salon in Townhead, Kirkintilloch, at around 7.40am on Friday.

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Pictures showed the bus after striking the salon immediately following the incident.

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The bus. Picture: John Devlin.The bus. Picture: John Devlin.
The bus. Picture: John Devlin.

He was taken to Glasgow Royal Infirmary for treatment and his injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

Police have cordoned off the area around the shop but East Dunbartonshire Council said the main road has reopened with Freeland Place closed off.