[21 NOV 00]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Under Wheels Of Bus
Coventry pensioner was trapped under the wheels of a bus after an
accident at a busy junction in the city.
81-year-old suffered severe leg injuries after being struck by the
single-decker vehicle yesterday at 4.30pm. She was kept in at
Coventry and Warwickshire Hospital for treatment.
accident happened at the junction between Hearsall Common and
Earlsdon Avenue North in Earlsdon.
is thought that the woman stepped into the road as the bus was
turning into Earlsdon Avenue North.
36-year-old driver of the bus was uninjured. Traffic police are
appealing for witnesses, especially the passengers on the bus, to
come forward and call them on 024 7653 9040.