One person was taken to hospital after a Uber and a bus collided in York.

The accident happened on Danebury Drive at about 11.30am today (Tuesday).

A woman in the car was taken to York Hospital by ambulance, but details of her injuries are not known.

It happened when the Uber, a silver Skoda, pulled out of Viking Road, witnesses told YorkMix.

The damaged bus after the accident
The passenger airbag was deployed in the accident. The front of the car was damaged, and the bus sustained damage to the front, close to the door.

Danebury Drive was closed for a while after the accident. Buses were diverted along Beckfield Lane.

Marc Bichtemann, managing director at First York said: “We can confirm there was an incident earlier today involving a taxi and one of our vehicles.

“There were no reported injuries on the bus, but we are supporting our bus driver.”

Police at the scene, with the Uber in the foreground