Tuesday, 18 January 2022

Five dead after bus hits viaduct in Spain


MADRID: Five people died and 20 others were injured Monday when a bus crashed into the pillar of a viaduct in northern Spain, authorities said. The accident took place in Aviles in the Asturias region, a spokeswoman for emergency services told AFP.

“Five people have died,” a spokesman for the central government’s representative office in Asturias added – all of them passengers. Among the 20 injured was the driver, who had to have a limb amputated, the spokesman said. Photos published in local media showed the front of the bus split in half by the pillar.

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