A pensioner was injured today (Saturday, April 9) after being involved in a collision with a bus in Chester city centre.
Police were were informed of the accident in Frodsham Street just before midday.
A man could be seen lying on the ground at the rear of a stationary bus adjacent to the Scope charity shop.
Police officers and members of the public were gathered at the scene. Officers had placed a high vis jacket over the casualty to keep him warm. The patient appeared conscious and was moving.
A police officer told The Chronicle the casualty had been 'clipped' by a bus but was 'not too bad'. Two passing off-duty doctors were looking after the patient.
Some people were muttering about the time it was taking for the ambulance which arrived more than half an hour after the incident was reported to emergency services.
Paramedics were on scene by 12.36pm.
Traffic was kept moving past the scene but may have been slower than usual.
Bus company Stagecoach tweeted about 12.15pm: "Please be aware we are experiencing some delays on services serving Frodsham Street & Foregate Street as there has been an incident #Chester."
The collision comes just days after another incident in Frodsham Street which saw a woman taken to hospital after she stumbled into the path of a stationary bus on Tuesday (April 5).
The woman in her thirties hit her head on the side of the bus as she fell into its path just after 12.30pm and was later taken to the Countess of Chester Hospital for observation.
Her injuries were not believed to be serious. Emergency services including police and ambulance attended the incident.