Eight people have been injured after a bus collided with an overhead walkway in the grounds of the Western General Hospital.
Emergency services rushed to the scene at around 3.30pm today following the collision involving a double-decker bus.
The bus, number 113, struck the overhead walkway that runs between two buildings in the hospital, close to the Crewe Road South entrance.
It’s understood that no one of the injured people suffered serious or life threatening injuries.
A spokesperson for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said ““The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service was alerted 3.38pm on Sunday, September 17 to reports of a road traffic collision involving a bus at Edinburgh’s Western General Hospital, Crewe Road South.
“Three appliances were immediately mobilised to the scene by Operations Control alongside a Heavy Rescue Unit.
“Firefighters discovered upon arrival that the double-decker bus had collided with an overhead walkway.
“A total of eight casualties were transferred to the care of waiting ambulance crew.
“Firefighters are presently working to make the scene safe.”
A spokesperson for Police Scotland said “Emergency services were called to the Western General Hospital at around 15.25 on Sunday.
“Following a collision between a double-decker bus and an overhead walkway.
“No one has suffered serious or life threatening injuries.”