Major Fatal Incident As Bus Smashes Into Town Centre

One person has reportedly died after a bus careered into a bank in Darlington , leaving “people trapped underneath”.bus12Emergency services are on the scene of the Halifax Building Society, in the Northgate area of town.

Police say they have closed the road from the A167 Northgate junction and Crown Street junction as they deal with the breaking incident.  A spokesman for Durham Constabulary added: “Diversions are in place. Please avoid the area. Thank you for your patience.”

The Great North Air Ambulance is also reportedly at the scene dealing with casualties.