A BUS has collided into a road island in Woodley this evening (March 23).

At about 6pm, the Reading Buses vehicle crashed into the island off Howth Drive, breaking a street light before coming to a stop on the pavement.

The driver of the bus has been taken to the Royal Berkshire Hospital as a precaution but no other injuries have been reported. An eyewitness said no one was walking along the pavement at the time.

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Engineers were called to help remove the vehicle and police are in attendance to help direct traffic.

It is unknown what caused the collision.