National Express launches investigation after two buses crash in Stourbridge

By Jamie Brassington | Stourbridge | News | Published:

National Express has launched an investigation after two of its buses crashed with a van in Stourbridge.

One of the buses involved suffered front end damage. Photo: Jess Smith

The front bumper of one bus was ripped off, following the crash at the junction of Stamford Road and Birmingham Road, just after 1pm yesterday.

However it is not believed anyone was injured in the incident.

National Express has since apologised to its customers and confirmed a full investigation has been launched.

Photo: Jess Smith

National Express spokesman Ali Bell said: "There was an incident on Tuesday at just after 1pm involving two National Express West Midlands buses and a van.

"It happened at the junction of Stamford Road and Birmingham Road in Stourbridge.

"There was minor damage to all three vehicles.

Photo: Jess Smith


One single-decker bus saw its front bumper taken off and windscreen cracked, while the side of another bus, a double-decker, had its metal chassis ripped down the side.

"National Express West Midlands is carrying out a full investigation into what happened.

"We'd like to apologise to anyone whose journey was delayed by this incident."

Jamie Brassington

By Jamie Brassington
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