Emergency companies are in attendance after a bus crashed into a store in Manchester metropolis centre.
Policefire and ambulance crews had been dispatched after studies of the incident in Piccadilly Gardens.
A spokesperson for North West Ambulance Service confirmed there are “quite a lot of casualties”.
Pictures from the scene present the pavement cordoned off with the bus’s entrance finish inside a bubble tea store known as T4.
In an announcement, Higher Manchester Police (GMP) mentioned on Monday: “At round 1pm right now, police had been known as to studies of a collision involving a bus and a store in Piccadilly Gardens.
“Police alongside colleagues within the North West Ambulance Service and Higher Manchester Fireplace and Rescue have been in attendance.
“There are highway closures within the space while emergency companies stay on the scene coping with the collision and officers from GMP’s severe collision investigation unit are in attendance.
“We’d ask members of the general public to keep away from the world the place potential while officers set up the total circumstances.”
Higher Manchester Fireplace and Rescue Service mentioned: “At 1.15pm right now, two fireplace engines from Manchester Central and Salford fireplace stations in addition to the technical response unit from Ashton fireplace station had been known as to an incident on Parker Avenue, Manchester metropolis centre.
“Crews had been in attendance for round one hour and 45 minutes.”
A spokesperson for North West Ambulance Service mentioned: “We’ve responded to an incident reported as a bus colliding with a constructing. The 999 name was acquired at 1.13pm.
“We’ve 4 ambulances, two senior paramedics, a cycle responder, an operations supervisor and the Hazardous Space Response Staff on the scene.”
Transport for Higher Manchester’s (TfGM) head of services administration, Howard Hartley, mentioned: “Bus and tram companies are presently unable to cease at Piccadilly Gardens whereas emergency companies take care of a severe incident.
“We’ve workers there who’re readily available to assist passengers and direct them to their nearest service, and I’d encourage anybody who often catches a service within the space to verify our web site or social media channels for the newest data and recommendation.”
A big police cordon stays in place as highway collision investigators work.