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Swedish court clears driver in fatal school bus crash

Three people died in the bus crash. Photo: Nisse Schmidt/TT

Published: 17.Apr.2019 12:28 hrs

The driver of a school bus which crashed on its way to a skiing trip in Sweden has been cleared of all charges.

The bus had driven almost 600 kilometres overnight from Skene in south-western Sweden to Sveg when it ran into trouble and went off the E45 road at 7am on April 2nd, 2017.

Three people died and of the 59 people on board the bus – 52 pupils aged 14-15 and seven adults on their way to the school's annual ski trip in Jämtland – 38 were injured in the crash.

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