Bus company says sorry to passenger 'showered with glass'

December 22 2018

FIRST are investigating an incident where a man was showered with glass after a bus drove too close to trees in Fishponds Road.

Passenger Nick Trott tweeted the bus company to tell them about his experience on the number 48.

"Got showered in glass this morning on the 48 as the driver drove too close to trees on Fishponds Road bus lane and it hit front of bus. 

"Can you please get something done as very dangerous and 2nd time it’s happened to me."

First West of England responded with: "Nick, we are very sorry about this. We take cases of unsafe driving with the utmost importance. We're aware of this incident as it has been reported by several members of the public.

"I would like to assure you this will be investigated as safety is paramount to us."

A spokesperson from First West of England told Fishponds Voice: "We are aware of the incident on 11 December and want to apologise to the customers involved.  

"Safety of our customers and drivers is paramount and we treat cases of unsafe driving with the upmost importance. We will be speaking to the driver involved to establish the exact circumstances of this incident."