UPDATE HERE: Five people taken to hospital 

Emergency services have shut down a busy Paisley road due to a major incident.

A large number of 999 crews including police, ambulance and fire, are in attendance outside a block of flats on Calside.

Part of the road is currently closed.

It is believed a McGill's bus has crashed into a block of flats.


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The Gazette:

The Gazette:

An image of the scene shows a cordon in place.

It is believed that five people have been taken to hospital.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and Scottish Ambulance Service have been contacted for comment.

A spokesperson for McGill's Buses said: "This is a live incident and McGill's personnel are in attendance to establish the detail of the crash.

"We cannot comment further at this stage."

The Gazette:

The Gazette:

Police put out a call to avoid the area.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: "Emergency services are in attendance following a report of a crash involving a bus on Calside, Paisley which happened around 12.20pm on Wednesday, March 13. 

"Five people have been taken to hospital for treatment and enquiries are ongoing.

"A number of road closures are in place including Calside Avenue, Polsons Crescent, Craw Road and Alexandra Gate.

"Drivers are asked to avoid the area."