Mayhem on Moville’s Main Street

People survey the damage after the accident on Friday morning in Moville. (2310PG06)

People survey the damage after the accident on Friday morning in Moville. (2310PG06)

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Moville residents had a lucky escape on Friday morning when a bus broke loose and careered down its main street, smashing up to eight cars in its path.

Horrified locals who witnessed the mayhem as they took their children to school were fortunate to escape without injury, as the bus crashed through street bollards and vehicles. It is understood that many local businesses and residents flocked to the scene to help.

One of the cars hit bus the bus which was pushed into the front wall of a house on Moville's Main Street. (2310PG04)

One of the cars hit bus the bus which was pushed into the front wall of a house on Moville's Main Street. (2310PG04)

Labour Councillor Martin Farren lives in Moville and spoke of the incident.

“This was a very unfortunate accident in which a number of vehicles were badly damaged, but thankfully there were no fatalities,” he told the ‘Journal’.

“I would like to congratulate the Gardai for responding as quickly as they did and taking control of the situation in a very professional manner.”

The bus comes to stop after hitting a number of cars on Moville's Main Street. (2310PG03)

The bus comes to stop after hitting a number of cars on Moville's Main Street. (2310PG03)