The smash happened next to St Clare's Catholic Church and Primary School in Sharoe Green Lane, just outside the grounds of the hospital, at around 5.30pm.
A lorry driver reportedly reversed into the shelter whilst trying to manoeuvre around a turning circle.
The force of the impact uprooted the bus stop from the pavement, shattering the glass and mangling the metal frame.
The force of the crash uprooted the bus stop from the pavement and left it a mangled wreck
Fire crews were called to the scene to inspect the damage and ensure it was safe for the public and passing traffic.
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The bus stop was damaged after a lorry reversed into it outside Royal Preston Hospital in Sharoe Green Lane on Friday (March 25)
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Fire crews at the scene outside St Clare's Catholic Church in Sharoe Green Lane