A bus crashed into a tree in Bewdley as the driver swerved to avoid a deer.

The accident, which caused severe delays to the 125 Bewdley to Bridgnorth Diamond Bus service, happened on the B4194 at 6.45am.

A spokesman for Diamond Buses said the driver tried to avoid the deer and collided with a tree.

He said the driver and deer were unhurt and there were no passengers on the bus at the time.

Diamond Buses had put a message on Facebook stating: "Due to a vehicle RTC we are experiencing severe delays to the service.

"Please bear with us whilst we get a replacement vehicle out to the location.

"This will also have an effect on our 0724 service from Stanmore.

"We apologise for any inconvenience caused."

The crash happened near the Woodlands Holiday Home Park on Dowles Rd.