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TWELVE INJURED IN NORTH COAST BUS CRASH

Twelve people have been taken to hospital, after a bus left the road and hit a tree at Mullumbimby on the New South Wales North Coast.

Emergency services were called to the scene on Main Arm Road at around 11 o’clock last night, following reports a bus carrying 16 people had crashed.

The injured, including a 28-year-old Sydney woman who suffered spinal, chest and facial injuries, were transported to nearby hospitals at Tweed Heads, Lismore, and Byron Bay.

The 56-year-old bus driver returned a negative roadside breath test.

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