South East Wales

Three in hospital after scaffolding smashes into Newport bus

Broken glass on the bus Image copyright Paige Smith
Image caption The seats of the bus were left littered with glass

Three people were taken to hospital after a piece of scaffolding went through the top floor windows of a double-decker bus in Newport.

Gwent Police said the 8C bus hit the scaffolding as it travelled along the Queensway at 14:40 GMT on Saturday.

Officers were called to the scene and people were taken to hospital, but their injuries were not thought to be serious.

Newport Transport was unavailable for comment.

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