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Bus Rolls Over in East Fjords

It was a miracle that no one was seriously hurt when a bus with eight employees from the ALCOA aluminum smelter in Reyðarfjörður blew off the road at Oddskarð mountain pass, between Neskaupsstaður and Eskifjörður, in the East Fjords last night.

reydarfjordur-winter_psReyðarfjörður. Photo by Páll Stefánsson.

Only one passenger was admitted to hospital in Neskaupsstaður for treatment of minor injuries.

A combination of strong winds and icy roads at Oddskarð led to the accident, vísir.is reports.

The bus rolled three times before stopping on its side.

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