A statement has been issued by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar on the bus that slid off the road at Torlum, Benbecula, this morning.
“The Comhairle can confirm that a school bus slid off the road at Torlum, Benbecula this morning. A school mini-bus also went off the road in Uig, Lewis.
“There were no serious injuries in either of these incidents and alternative arrangements were made to transport pupils to school.
“In both cases it appears that the road conditions were not good and unfortunately the buses slid off the road. Thankfully no-one was seriously hurt and alternative arrangements were made to transport the pupils to school. We will continue to gather information on both incidents.”