A61 closed after bus crash

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The A61 is closed between the Little Wonder roundabout and Killinghall after a bus crash.

A number of people have been taken to Harrogate District hospital, including two children, following the crash between a double decker bus and two cars.

Police have said the injuries are not thought to be serious, though the bus was substatnitally damaged in the smash and it may take some time to clear up the road.

At around 12.30pm a 36 bus crashed with a blue Vauxhall Zafara and a black Mini Cooper. The driver of the Mini has been taken to hospital, along with the driver of the Zafara and her two children as well as two passengers from the bus.

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