Manchester city centre bus crash leaves passengers hurt

Bus crash
Image caption Two people have been taken to hospital

Up to 15 people were injured in a rush-hour collision between two double-decker buses in Manchester city centre.

Police were called to the crash at the junction of Aytoun Street and Minshull Street at about 07:30 GMT.

Greater Manchester Police said up to 14 people, including both drivers, had minor injuries, while another person had more serious, but not life-threatening, injuries.

North West Ambulance Service said two people were taken to hospital.

Image caption The buses were towed away

The two buses are owned by Stagecoach. The company said safety was its "absolutely priority".

"We will be assisting police with their inquiries into the incident as well as carrying out our own investigation into the circumstances," it said.

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