Two killed in bus-car crash

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Two persons were killed and two injured when a bus collided with a car on the E16 highway near Bolstad in Hordaland County, western Norway, late Monday afternoon.

Police said the accident occurred near the Vassenda tunnel between Bergen and Voss.

There were 26 passengers plus the driver on the bus, which was traveling from Bergen to Sogndal. One of them, a 32-year-old woman, was sent to hospital in Voss with relatively minor injuries, reported news bureau NTB.

The bus driver was also sent to hospital, where his injuries were described as serious.

The cause of the collision was unclear.

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