Man dies after Donegal crash

A man in his 30s has died after a crash involving a bus and a car in Donegal.

The crash happened at about 4.30pm this afternoon. The car was travelling to Letterkenny while the Bus Éireann coach was on a regular run from Derry to Donegal Town.

The driver of the car, a 34-year-old Donegal man, was pronounced dead at Letterkenny General Hospital.

The bus, which had 29 people on board, turned over on its side in a field. Some 27 of the passengers were students of the Royal and Prior Secondary School in Raphoe.

One student was taken to Letterkenny General Hospital with minor injuries, while the other 26 were removed to hospital as a precaution and are not thought to be injured.

A man in his 70s was also taken to hospital with minor injuries.

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