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Bus Blows off Road in West Fjords

The bus connecting the villages of Þingeyri and Flateyri with the town of Ísafjörður in the West Fjords blew off the road at Hviltarströnd near Flateyri, yesterday.

bus_blows_off_road_pall_onundarssonPhotos courtesy of Páll Önundarsson.

Páll Önundarsson, a truck driver who took the image, told Iceland Review that the driving conditions in the West Fjords have never been as bad as in the last two weeks. “And I have only been a commercial driver since 1972,” he said, adding: “It was a miracle that the bus did not blow all the way into Önundarfjörð.”

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Luckily there were no passengers on the bus, only the driver who escaped with minor injuries.

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