September 21, 2018
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5 dead as bus crashes head-on into pillar supporting overpass in north Spain

Oviedo (Spain), Sep 3 (efe-epa).- At least five people died and 15 others were injured in a road crash in northern Spain on Monday after an inter-city bus collided head-on into a concrete support pillar below an overpass, regional emergency services said.

Images from the scene in Avilés, a town the region of Asturias, showed the front-end of the vehicle split in two after an apparent head-on collision.

Several other passengers were hospitalized, including some who were airlifted to nearby emergency units due to the severity of their injuries.

Five people remained in a critical condition, medical officials said.

The bus, run by the company ALSA, was leaving Avilés on its way to the nearby coastal city of Gijón.

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