220 bus gets stuck under bridge in Douglas after wrong turn 

220 bus gets stuck under bridge in Douglas after wrong turn 

Picture: Cork Safety Alets

Bus Éireann has launched an investigation after one of their double-decker buses got caught under a bridge in the city last night.

The bus, which was taking the 220 Ovens to Carrigaline route, took a wrong turn in error after leaving the Fingerpost in Douglas and became stuck under the bridge leading to Douglas village 

Gardaí arrived at the scene at 11.15pm, where they found the vehicle wedged under the 3.4m bridge.

Picture: Cork Safety Alets
Picture: Cork Safety Alets

Officers report that there were no injuries from the incident and the vehicle was removed after 90 minutes.

Bus Éireann provided another bus for passengers to complete their journey as they assessed the vehicle. 

They reported only minor damage.

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