WATCH: Bus goes up in smoke causing traffic disruption in Limerick

Fintan Walsh

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Fintan Walsh

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WATCH: Bus goes up in smoke causing traffic disruption in Limerick

Screen shot of incident on Wednesday night

THERE WAS major traffic disruption in Limerick city when a fault in a Bus Eireann vehicle caused major smoke emissions on the street. 

The incident occurred near the Roxboro Road depot on Wednesday night at around 9.50pm.

 

A spokesperson for Bus Eireann told the Limerick Leader: “Last week, while returning to Roxboro depot, the turbo charger on one of our coaches failed. This failure resulted in a significant puff of smoke emanating from the exhaust.”

He added that because the coach at the time was not in service, no passengers were on board. 

A source said that the incident major traffic disruptions on the night.