Time Incident Posted: 03:00

Incident Date: 28/05/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Leicester Road Hinckley

Incident Number: 9210

Incident Type: Recovery of bus

Initial Emergency Call Received: 19:44

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 Fire Engine from Hinckley Fire Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 21;15

Damage: NA

Believed Cause: NA

Initial Information: Bus on its side no persons on the bus

Updated Incident Information: Bus on its side following hydraulic equipment failure and has come to rest in front gardens of property.
No persons trapped
Fire crew making the vehicle safe.
Specialist recovery team requested to attend
Fire crew and recovery team formulating a plan to right the bus. Police in attendance and road closed whilst vehicle is righted.
21:13hrs road reopened and incident handed over to specialist recovery team.

Public Statement Issued:


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