Update - Rongotea bus crash

Update - Rongotea bus crash

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Police can confirm there were 19 people on board the bus that crashed into a ditch in Rongotea earlier today.

There were originally thought to be 28 people on board.

Six people were taken to Palmerston North Hospital with moderate injuries.

The remaining thirteen people were taken to Whanganui Hospital with minor injuries.

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Team (CVST) will be investigating the cause of the crash.

ENDS

Issued by Police Media Team