Major incident declared as double-decker bus full with passengers involved in horror accident

A double-decker bus full of passengers has overturned in Somerset in what police have described as a “major incident”.

Emergency services raced to the scene on the A39 Quantock Road, Bridgwater, at around 6am following reports of a crash.

It is not yet known if anybody is injured, but cops said the vehicle flipped on its side amid “extremely icy and dangerous” conditions.

The road remains closed with a “significant number” of police, fire and ambulance crews on site.

Avon and Somerset Police today urged people to “only travel if essential” following this morning’s crash and 53 last night.

More to follow…

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