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Accident between a bus and fire engine

What we know about this image :

On 30th May 1955, a fire engine which was on the way to a grass fire on the Headland, collided with a United bus at the Church Square and Stockton Street junction. The bus had come down Hart Road(now Raby Road) and was travelling to the United Bus Station. Binns store can be seen on the right behind the bus.

Another fire engine was sent to the fire and the accident took half an hour to clear, attracting a lot of onlookers at the busy juntion.

Date (of image) : 30/5/1955

Donor : Hartlepool Museum Service

Creator : NDM


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