The driver of a Glasgow bus has been hospitalised after 'crashing into two parked cars'.

The First Service 61 was travelling along Arrochar Street in the city's Summerston on Monday evening when it collided with the cars.

An emergency response including fire crews and police were called to the scene and the passengers were removed from the bus safely. 

After being taken to hospital, the driver was charged in connection with a road traffic offence.

A report will be sent to the procurator fiscal. 

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Around 9pm on Monday, September 18, 2023, we were called to a report of a bus crashing into two parked cars on Arrochar Street, Glasgow.

"Emergency services attended.

"One man, the driver of the bus, was taken to hospital as a precaution.

"He was charged in connection with a road traffic offence and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal."

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “We were alerted at 9.02pm on Monday, September 18 to reports of a car on its side in Arrochar Street, Glasgow.

“Operations Control mobilised two appliances to the scene and on arrival, firefighters found that it was a road traffic collision involving two private parked cars and a commercial bus.

“There were no casualties involved and crews left the scene after ensuring the area was made safe.”

First Bus confirmed that they have launched an investigation into what happened and apologised to customers for the service being affected. 

A spokesperson said: “We can confirm an incident took place involving one of our vehicles on Arrochar Street in Summerston shortly after 9pm on Monday night.

“The emergency services were called and all passengers got off the bus safely. The safety of our customers, alongside that of our colleagues, remains our number one priority.

“An investigation into the incident is already underway and we would like to apologise to our customers for any disruption to the service that followed.”