Via Mark Wadsworth, this incredible story:
The driver of the 70-seat coach was asked to use the vehicle as a barricade shortly after the incident in Battlebarrow, Cumbria, despite there being dozens of children on board.
Parents criticised police for putting the youngsters in unnecessary danger and the case was refered to the Police and Crime Commissioner.
One mother said: "The police are trained to think of every eventuality yet they don't seem to have thought that the car might ram the bus."If you're wondering what could possibly have prompted our notoriously safety-first, risk averse no matter the inconvenience police farce to attempt such a hare-brained scheme, well, read on:
Cumbria Police said the car was heading for a road beyond the bus which was filled with spectators, horses and other schoolchildren.At the Appleby Horse Fair.
Get it now?