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Seven injured as double-decker bus smashes into bridge

At least seven people have been hurt, including one seriously, after a double-decker university bus crashed into a railway bridge in Swansea.

A 63-year-old man has been arrested following the incident in Neath Road just before 9.40am on Thursday, South Wales Police has said.

The bus company, First Cymru, said a full investigation had been launched.

Managing director Andrew Sherrington added: "We can confirm one of our vehicles operating service 10 between Swansea University Singleton Campus and Swansea Bay University Campus has been involved in a collision with a bridge, which has resulted in a number of passengers sustaining injuries.

"Everyone at First Cymru is shocked by this incident and our heartfelt sympathies go out to those injured."

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Four people were taken to Swansea's Morriston Hospital, one with serious injuries. Two more were sent to Neath Port Talbot's minor injuries unit, and a number of others were assessed at the scene.

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