10 passengers escaped harm by sitting downstairs on the 42A double-decker bus that hit a tree yesterday morning.
The Indo reports the accident took place shortly before 8.30am - as the photos below show the time was approximately 8.11am or so.
The accident occurred in a designated bus lane near the former Five Lamps pub as the bus travelled towards Artane from Abbey Street, shortly before 8.30am.Shortly after the accident Sinéad Cochrane uploaded some great pictures to her Flickr account including the ones below.
A spokeswoman for the company said the driver of the bus was taken to the Mater hospital to be treated for shock, but all 10 passengers on board escaped unharmed.
Joe Drumgoole and Swear I'm not Paul followed quickly with photos, as did Pix.ie member dmeagher:
I received more by email last night but I'll start with this remarkable artist's impression, found via Thinkhouse PR:
Ahem, yes. Well anyway - my thanks to Lisa for sending the following through: