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Southampton bus crash driver's death a 'great shock'

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Image caption A 67-year-old driver died and 11 people were injured in the crash on Lordshill Way on Friday

A driver who died in a crash involving his car and a bus in Southampton was a "loving husband, father and granddad".

Anthony Hurst, 67, from Southampton, died when his Vauxhall Corsa was in collision with the bus in Lordshill Way at 18:30 BST on Friday.

The bus driver was cut from his cab with a broken leg and 10 passengers had minor injuries.

Mr Hurst's family thanked the emergency services and sent their thoughts to others involved in the crash.

A statement issued via police, said: "Tony was a loving husband, father and granddad.

"This collision has come as a great shock to his loved ones and his friends, who are all grieving his sudden loss."

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