Yorkshire news Terrifying moment double-decker bus slides down steep road towards 4x4 MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - The driver heroically managed to stop it crashing at the last minute
Breaking News ! This is the shocking moment a double-decker First Bus driver loses control of the vehicle and careers down a steep bank sideways narrowly missing a car. The incident occurred at Bank Bottom near Elland earlier this morning as treacherous conditions hit West Yorkshire with several inches of snow falling from the early hours. More than 1,000 comments have been made since the video was posted on Facebook and it has been shared nearly 4,000 times. One woman wrote: "Well done that bus driver. I bet the person in that car saw their life flash." Another woman added: "Yeah. The car driver couldn't move out of the way because of a van parked nearby he kept slipping into it. " First Group has been contacted for comment about the incident.
In an earlier statement, the bus company said: “We have experienced severe disruption across the network in West and South Yorkshire due to the extreme weather conditions. Many services are suspended and those that are not are experiencing severe delays. “Our schedulers are working hard to maintain services, where it is safe to do so, and we will inform customers as soon as possible when any service that has had to be stopped temporarily is resumed.
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“We are making every effort to have some services available later today but these will be very limited. Customers should not start a journey this afternoon and can follow our social media for regular updates.” Conditions across West Yorkshire have been some of the worst for years for motorists with many major roads affected including the A629 Halifax Road from Ainley Top to Huddersfield town centre.
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