Investigation into bus crash on North Road, Cardiff

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An investigation is continuing into a crash involving a bus and car in Cardiff that injured nine people.

The Stagecoach bus, carrying 20 passengers, ended up in front gardens off the A470 North Road at 1340 BST on Saturday.

Police said on Sunday that the most seriously injured casualty is now in a stable condition after being taken off a ventilator in hospital.

Others hurt in the incident sustained minor injuries.

The casualties - a mix of those travelling on the bus, including the driver, and in the car - were all taken taken to hospital.

The collision forced police to close the main road north of the city in both directions.

The single-decker X4 bus was travelling from Merthyr to Cardiff when the crash took place between Colum Road and Maindy Road.

A spokesman for Stagecoach said: "A car was in collision with our X4 service around 1.40pm in North Road, Cardiff.

"The single-decker bus, which was travelling from Merthyr to Cardiff, had around 20 passengers on board."

He added: "Our first thoughts are for the welfare of those who have been injured. We will also be assisting the police in any way that we can with their investigation into the accident."

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