One killed in bus crash

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A van driver died and six bus passengers were taken to hospital after a crash today.

The collision happened on the A379 in Modbury, Devon, at 11.30am.

The air ambulance flew a number of the injured to hospital.

An ambulance service spokesman said the driver of the van, who has not been identified, died at the scene.

A police spokesman said the extent of the injuries to the six bus passengers was not yet known.

He said: "Up to six people travelling on the bus have been injured.

"The road has been closed and diversions are being put in place.

"We have no further details at this time."