A busy city centre street in Glasgow has been locked down by police after a woman was hit by a bus. Traffic officers have been pictured at Sauchiehall Street where it meets Hope Street. They have cordoned off the path next to the Savers discount store. A police officer has boarded a McGills number three bus which travels to Johnstone, Paisley, Cardonald and Glasgow that has seemingly parked on the road, according to the Glasgow Times. Traffic police are at the scene as they carry out an investigation.
Blood has also been seen on the pavement near the Savers discount store.
Police Scotland said they were called at around 2.30pm today to a report of a woman that had been hit by a bus on Hope Street at Sauchiehall Street.
The woman has been taken to Glasgow Royal Infirmary. The extent of her injuries remains unclear.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 2.30pm on Thursday, November 10, police were called to a report of a woman struck by a bus on Hope Street at Sauchiehall Street.
“Officers are in attendance and the woman has been taken to Glasgow Royal Infirmary.”
Sauchiehall Street is one of the main shopping streets in the city centre of Glasgow – the biggest in Scotland by population.
Although commonly associated with the city centre, Sauchiehall Street is over 1.5 miles in length.
Other busy shopping streets in the centre of Glasgow include Buchanan Street and Argyle Street.
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