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Perth bus over the edge

Postby Roderick Smith » Fri Dec 23, 2016 11:33 pm

December 14 2016.
A police investigation is under way after a Transperth bus crashed while carrying 22 passengers on Tuesday afternoon.
The bus crashed down an embankment in Ascot about 5.30pm, coming to a halt just metres from an apartment complex.
The bus crash in Ascot. Photo: Nine News Perth.
The crash happened as the bus veered off the Great Eastern Highway, ploughed through a road sign and landed at the front of the Ascot Quays block.
Nine ambulances rushed to the scene before nine passengers and the driver were taken to hospital.
The transperth bus, which has stopped within metres of a apartment complex in Ascot. Photo: sas loos 9 News Perth/ @sasloos.
The bus driver and a passenger were taken to Royal Perth Hospital, while five people were admitted to St John of God Hospital in Midland, one to King Edward Memorial Hospital and two at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.
It is understood none of their injuries were serious or life threatening.
"St John sent nine ambulances to the scene as well as an area manager and clinical support paramedic," a St John Ambulance spokesman said on Tuesday night.
Incredible Dash cam video captures Ascot bus crash. Seven's Alexis Donkin is at the scene 7News. https://t.co/rvpgTNZBEy.
“Transperth bus route 296 crashed off Great Eastern Highway. 9 ambulances at the scene. St John says no serious injuries. #perthnews pic.twitter.com/6ZUQv7FytU”
— Nine News Perth (@9NewsPerth) December 13, 2016
The bus, a 296 travelling away from the city en route to the Perth Hills, veered off Great Eastern Highway down an embankment.
It is unclear at this stage what caused the bus to lose control.
A police spokeswoman said on Wednesday the Traffic Enforcement Group would handle the police investigation into the crash.
www.watoday.com.au/wa-news/emergency-se ... tai09.html
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Re: Perth bus over the edge

Postby Off The Rails » Sat Dec 24, 2016 12:42 am

Practically old news for us, but thanks.

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Re: Perth bus over the edge

Postby LB608 » Sat Dec 24, 2016 4:34 am

It maybe old news for you,But the rest of the world it's not,you could have put it on here.
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Re: Perth bus over the edge

Postby Lt. Commander Data » Sat Dec 24, 2016 9:55 am

There was a small mention in the observations thread, but many interstaters probably don't read it.

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Re: Perth bus over the edge

Postby Roderick Smith » Sun Dec 25, 2016 7:06 am

Unfortunately, in the observations section, individual items are lost in a sea of others, with a generic heading. That probably suffices for most items and for locals.
This one was quite recessive:

Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - Nov/Dec 2016

Shoudy Chen » Tue Dec 13, 2016 9:02 pm
A B12BLEA bus was involved in an accident in Ascot.

sylar » Tue Dec 13, 2016 11:28 pm
http://soperth.com.au/bus-veers-off-the ... scot-14707
There are a couple of videos and some pictures included in the link above, the first video is the dashcam footage of the accident and the second video is after the accident. Hope the driver and pax are all okay, St Johns have reported no serious injuries thankfully.

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Re: Perth bus over the edge

Postby sylar » Tue Aug 15, 2017 11:43 pm

I originally posted this in the observations but just remembered a separate thread was created some time ago, the B12BLEA in this accident 3030 was originally registered until 30/06/18 however recently it has become unregistered.
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