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Questions raised over maintenance of bus in fatal crash

Published tisdag 4 april kl 10.47
Company spokesperson: Cannot see any problems whatsoever with this bus
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The double decker bus lying on the side of the road, with rescue staff around it.
The preliminary investigation on the site has been terminated, but it is still unclear what caused the accident. Credit: Nisse Schmidt/TT

The bus company owning the double decker that crashed in Härjedalen on Sunday, when three teenagers were killed, has recently been criticised for bad maintenance of its vehicles.

In a series of reports in the daily Sydsvenska Dagbladet, drivers as well as mechanics working for Bergkvarabuss, which owns the bus in question, claimed that the company is cutting corners when it comes to repairs and that it is cheating to get the buses through the regular vehicle inspections.

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