Nine killed and 21 injured in Spain bus crash

Nine people have died and 21 others were injured after a bus careened off the road in central Spain today, police said.

The accident occurred close to the town of Tornadizos in Avila province, central Spain. Credit: Google Maps

The local bus left the highway as it was travelling down a mountain pass close to the town of Tornadizos in Avila province, a spokesman for the paramilitary Civil Guard said.

The victims' identities have yet to be released.