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Bus crashes into Newtown house

News from NZ Police
A bus crashed into a house in John Street tonight and motorists were advised to avoid the area.

Emergency services were called just before 6pm.

The bus driver has minor injuries and was taken to Wellington Hospital in an ambulance.

There were no passengers on the bus.

No members of the public or bystanders were injured.

The northbound lane of John Street near the Countdown was closed after the crash, and traffic was building up. The road was expected to remain closed for some time while heavy lift equipment removes the bus.

Police thank motorists for their patience.

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