Rutland crash leaves two dead and bus passengers injured

Empingham Lane, Rutland Image copyright Google
Image caption The two vehicles collided on Empingham Lane near to the village of Tickencote in Rutland

Two people have been killed and several people taken to hospital after a car and a bus collided on a country road.

The two vehicles crashed at about 13:30 GMT in Rutland, killing both people in the car, Leicestershire Police said.

Several passengers on the bus suffered minor injuries and were taken to hospital, although officers did not say how many.

Empingham Road remains closed between Tickencote, near Stamford, Lincolnshire, and Grantham Lane.

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