Felling Bypass closed after car and bus collide

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A BUSY road has been closed after a car crashed into a bus.

It happened on the A184 Felling Bypass in Wardley on Saturday morning.

Neither the driver of the bus or the car is believed to have been injured, with emergency services currently on the scene.

The A184 has been closed by police in both directions until the situation is resolved.

A spokeswoman for Northumbria Police said: “At 10.12am on Saturday, police received reports of a collision involving a bus and a car on junction A184 near Wardley on the Felling Bypass.

“Emergency services are on the scene and both directions of the Felling Bypass are closed at this time.

“It’s not believed drivers of the bus or the car have serious injuries.

“Motorists are advised to use an alternative route if possible.”